This book is story of the Quotes and images from john galsworthy the works of john galsworthy quotes attack his fleas though he was supposed to have none Dogs: with rudiments of altruism and a sense of God Don't hurt others more than is absolutely necessary Early morning does not mince words Era which had canonised hypocrisy Forgiven me; but she could never forget Health He did not want it at such cost Is anything more pathetic than the faith of the young? The simple truth, which underlies the whole story, that where sex attraction is utterly and definitely lacking in one partner to a union, no amount of pity, or reason, or duty, or what not, can overcome a repulsion implicit in Nature. The tragedy of whose life is the very simple, uncontrollable tragedy of being unlovable, without quite a thick enough skin to be thoroughly unconscious of the fact. Not even Fleur loves Soames as he feels he ought to be loved. But in pitying Soames, readers incline, perhaps, to animus against Irene: After all, they think, he wasn't a bad fellow, it wasn't his fault; she ought to have forgiven him, and so on! Let the dead Past bury its dead would be a better saying if the Past ever died.