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Windows

By Galsworthy, John

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Reproduction Date: 2005
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Title: Windows  
Author: Galsworthy, John
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Galsworthy, J. (n.d.). Windows. Retrieved from http://www.worldlibrary.org/


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The MARCH'S dining-room opens through French windows on one of those gardens which seem infinite, till they are seen to be coterminous with the side walls of the house, and finite at the far end, because only the thick screen of acacias and sumachs prevents another house from being seen. The French and other windows form practically all the outer wall of that dining-room, and between them and the screen of trees lies the difference between the characters of Mr and Mrs March, with dots and dashes of Mary and Johnny thrown in. For instance, it has been formalised by MRS MARCH but the grass has not been cut by MR MARCH, and daffodils have sprung up there, which MRS MARCH desires for the dining-room, but of which MR MARCH says: For God's sake, Joan, let them grow. About half therefore are now in a bowl on the breakfast table, and the other half still in the grass, in the compromise essential to lasting domesticity. A hammock under...

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