An Unsocial Socialist

An Unsocial Socialist

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An Unsocial Socialist by George Bernard Shaw

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1883

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225

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An Unsocial Socialist

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ung lady excitedly, "leave the room this instant; and don't dare to come back until you get leave."

The boy's countenance fell, and he sulkily went out without a word.

"Is anything wrong?" said the matron, putting away her book with the unconcerned resignation of an experienced person who foresees a storm in a teacup. "Where is Sidney?"

"Gone! Gone! Deserted me! I--" The young lady's utterance failed, and she threw herself upon an ottoman, sobbing with passionate spite.

"Nonsense! I thought Sidney had more sense. There, Henrietta, don't be silly. I suppose you have quarrelled."

"No! No!! No!!!" cried Henrietta, stamping on the carpet. "We had not a word. I have not lost my temper since we were married, mamma; I solemnly swear I have not. I will kill myself; there is no other way. There's a curse on me. I am marked out to be miserable. He--"

"Tut, tut! What has happened, Henrietta? As you have been married now nearly six weeks, you can hardly be surprised at a little t

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gbs is a man of great learning. through this book of his he proposes a socialistic order of society albeit in a different way. it is no book of political philosophy but it professes the same no less. the storyline of the book is incomparable and its message crystal clear. the book centres round a socialist gentleman and his exploits in a cruelly capitalistic post-industrialist London. all characters in this book are perfectly affable.
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