A Midsummer Night's Dream (The Pelican Shakespeare) by William Shakespeare

By William Shakespeare

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The 'pay, pay, pay' was no empty complaint on her part. She was always exceedingly generous to her relations, and often had to stint Mrs Ruthven Pym, nee Harti Thornton; one of Monie's nieces. ' Forster prints a remarkable letter to himself about it from Aunt Monie in M arianne Thornton, pp. 282-3. 1 1 24 Childhood herself in consequence. It was a habit Forster was to learn from her. Monie's legacy included more than money. Through her influence, Forster's childhood became a far more genteel and sheltered one than his mother's had been, or that of his Whichelo cousins.

25 E. M. Forster: A Life the eldest. She was gay and slapdash, always covered in bows, and a little hysterical. Everything was larger than life for Georgie; once, after the dentist had given her gas, she convinced herself, and him too, that she was dead. She had a knack of succeeding at things without trying and would perform extraordinary feats at croquet, casually swiping at the ball on the run. She and Nellie were bosom friends and both had posts at the Royal School of Needlework in London. Nellie was 'artistic' and romantically handsome; she was a cool and 'deep' one, always with troops of male friends, but fundamentally independent and self-sufficient.

The Forsters became very friendly with the Franklyns, and Forster, who spoke of them later as 'that honoured family', liked to think that by the end of his life he had known five generations. At that period they consisted of Mr Franklyn himself and his wife, two very fat daughters, a son Tom and a grandson named Frankie. ' The farm buildings were always in a state of dirt and chaos; nevertheless Mr Franklyn was a shrewd and successful farmer. ' All the same the cunning old man got it cheaper from the incoming tenant.

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