Devon To Me
England To Free Men
When Man evolved Pity, he did a queer thingdeprived himself of the power of living life as it is without wishing it to become something different.
John Galsworthy (1867-1933), British novelist, playwright. Letter, March 27, 1910, to Thomas Hardy.
Everything known before it happens; and headlines twice the size of the events.
John Galsworthy (1867-1933), British novelist, playwright. General Cherrell, in Over the River, ch. 27 (1933). The last of The Forsyth Chronicles.
Religion was nearly dead because there was no longer real belief in future life; but something was struggling to take its placeservicesocial servicethe ants' creed, the bees' creed.
John Galsworthy (1867-1933), British novelist, playwright. Sir Lawrence Mont, in Over the River, ch. 11, End of the Chapter, bk. 3 (1933). The last installment of The Forsythe Chronicles.
28 Aug 2018 04:26
01 Jan 2018 02:49
Whilst powers debate the children die.........Does anyone recognise these opening lines in a Galsworthy poem, written for Children in need?