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A Collier Friday Night

Auhtor: D Lawrence

Language: english

Genres:

classic
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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, September 2007


Rating: (*****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Collier Friday Night':

The widowing of Mrs. Holroyd.--David.--The married man.--The daughter-in-law.--The fight for Barbara.--Touch and go.--The merry-go-round.--A colliers Friday night.--Altitude.--Noahs flood.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Collier Friday Night':


... which she looks out of the window, then, taking her paper, sits down again in her place. SOMEONE passes the long narrow window, only the head ...
... don't care when he does, so long as he doesn't come yet. MOTHER: Oh, it's all very well! They both begin to read as they eat. After a moment ...
... you going to sit down, Gertie? Go on the stool. GERTIE takes a small stool on the right side of fireplace, and sits toying with the bright ...
... lights the gas at a brass pendant hanging over the table. Directly after there enters a young man of twenty-one, tall and broad, pale, clean-shaven, ...
... round, clearing the table. The FATHER, dripping, bending forward almost double, comes hurrying from the scullery to the fire. NELLIE whisks by ...
... Oh, we keep goin' on, like. 'Ave you got any fresh music? FATHER: Ah, I bet 'er 'as. Ow's gerrin' some iv'ry day or tow. NELLIE: I've ...
... rotten old thing. (She pulls off her pinafore and hangs it over the back of a chair, then goes to the mirror, once more to arrange her hair.) ...
... Oh, you'll be here when I get back. MAGGIE (submissive, but with minute irony): Very well. MOTHER: And don't forget that bread, Ernest. ...
... laughs up at him a moment, splendidly. But that's not the best. MAGGIE (looking at him expectantly): No? ERNEST: That one, A Life ...
... free. ERNEST: And you mean you don't play? She looks at him seriously. No, you haven't got much play in you, have you?-I fool about ...
... he turns to her in triumph, and she looks back in ecstasy. There! isn't that fine? She nods repeatedly. That's what they can do ...
... done, then. You'd never have forgot. There's one like a Spaniard-or was it like an Amazon, Willie? ERNEST: Go on. Either'll do. BEATRICE: ...
... is not so bad, really, is it? (Sadly.) It sounds a bit desiccated, though. Poor Ma! (He laughs.) She'll say it's your fault, Mag. MAGGIE (with ...
... looking, unconvinced): Hello! Have a grape, Beatrice. (She offers BEATRICE a white-paper bag of very small black grapes.) MOTHER: They want ...
... won't be one left, I know, if I leave them with HER. (She puts them away.) NELLIE (smiling and nodding her head after her mother in a whisper): ...
... I often think, Oh, get off with you! I'm sure I should never be like Nellie.-Isn't Ernest late? You'll have Mr Lambert in first. MOTHER (bitterly): ...
... all as holds his head above me-am doing- an' I'll stop it, I'll stop it-or they can go. MOTHER: Don't make any mistake-YOU don't keep us. You ...
... you, now? MOTHER (shortly): No, I don't know I've anything against her. ERNEST: Well, then, what do you get so wild about? MOTHER: ...
... (after brooding awhile with passion): No, my boy, because she doesn't mean the same to me. She has never understood-she has not been-like you. ...
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