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John Galsworthy

The Forsyte Saga - Complete

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    Difficult to believe it was so long ago; he felt young still! Of all his thoughts, as he stood there counting his cigars, this was the most poignant, the most bitter. With his white head and his loneliness he had remained young and green at heart. And those Sunday afternoons on Hampstead Heath, when young Jolyon and he went for a stretch along the Spaniard's Road to Highgate, to Child's Hill, and back over the Heath again to dine at Jack Straw's Castle--how delicious his cigars were then! And such weather! There was no weather now.
    Ireesscompartió una citahace 9 años
    When a Forsyte was engaged, married, or born, the Forsytes were present; when a Forsyte died—but no Forsyte had as yet died; they did not die; death being contrary to their principles, they took precautions against it, the instinctive precautions of highly vitalized persons who resent encroachments on their property.
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    all he could tell she might want to take up a profession, become a doctor or solicitor, some nonsense.
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    he purpose of marriage was children, not mere sinful happiness.
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    most girls are married ignorant of the sexual side of life.
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    simply because what one would do theoretically is not always what one will do when it comes to the point.
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    the twenty-third of May," said Fleur; "on the ninth of July I shall be in front of the 'Bacchus and Ariadne'
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    We'll soon take that down. D'you play, Mr. Mont?"
    "I hit the ball about, sir."
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    life's beastly short. One wants to live forever, and know everything
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    luckily; I don't suppose I shall be any good at making money."
    "If you were, I don't believe I should like you."
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