A Bit O' Love (Dodo Press) by John Galsworthy

By John Galsworthy

John Galsworthy OM (1867-1933) used to be an English novelist and playwright. he's considered as one of many first writers of the Edwardian period; tough in his works a number of the beliefs of society depicted within the preceeding literature of Victorian England. He received the Nobel Prize for literature in 1932. outstanding works comprise The Forsyte Saga (1906-1921) and its sequels, a latest Comedy and finish of the bankruptcy. From the 4 Winds was once Galsworthy's first released paintings in 1897, a suite of brief tales. those, and several other next works, have been released less than the pen identify John Sinjohn and it's going to no longer be until eventually The Island Pharisees (1904) that he may start publishing less than his personal identify. His first play, The Silver field (1906) turned a hit, and he it up with the guy of estate (1906), the 1st within the Forsyte trilogy. in addition to different writers of the time resembling Shaw his performs addressed the category procedure and social matters, of the simplest identified being Strife (1909) and the outside video game (1920).

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Yes. [Dreamily] There's stars, an' owls, an' a man playin' on the flute. Where 'tes gude, there must be music. CLYST. Old brass band, shuldn' wonder, like th' Salvation Army. IVY. [Putting up her hands to an imaginary pipe] No; 'tis a boy that goes so; an' all the dumb things an' all the people goo after 'im−−like this. [She marches slowly, playing her imaginary pipe, and one by one they all fall in behind her, padding round the barn in their stockinged feet. ] An' 'tes all like that in 'Eaven.

It's better−−−− TIBBY. Why is it better? ] STRANGWAY. Come along, Tibby! [He carries her to the big doors, and sets her down] See! All asleep! The birds, and the fields, and the moon! TIBBY. Mune, mune, we're wishing for yu! STRANGWAY. Send her your love, and say good−night. TIBBY. [Blowing a kiss] Good−night, mune! [From the barn roof a little white dove's feather comes floating down in the wind. ] TIBBY. [Chuckling] Luke. The mune's sent a bit o' love! STRANGWAY. [Taking the feather] Thank you, Tibby!

The moon's laughing at us! See? Laugh then! [TABBY, tambourine in one hand and apple in the other, smiles stolidly. ] TABBY. [Solemnly] I'se still frightened. STRANGWAY. No! Full moon, Tibby! Shall we wish for it? A Bit O' Love 36/43 A Bit O' Love TABBY. Full mune. STRANGWAY. Moon! We're wishing for you. Moon, moon! TIBBY. Mune, we're wishin' for yu! STRANGWAY. What do, you wish it to be? TIBBY. Bright new shillin'! STRANGWAY. A face. TIBBY. Shillin', a shillin'! STRANGWAY. [Taking out a shilling and spinning it so that it falls into her pinafore] See!

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