By John Cowper Powys
After My style has an strange publishing historical past. even though it was once John Cowper Powys 3rd novel written in 1920, it wasn't released until eventually 1980. it sounds as if while his US writer became it down Powys made no attempt to put it in other places. certainly, whilst Powys had accomplished a publication he tended to be oddly detached to its destiny. the radical has different strange positive factors: its destinations (Sussex and Greenwich Village) and Isadora Duncan being the foundation for Elise, the dancer and mistress of the protagonist, Richard typhoon (based rather principally on Powys himself). As one might count on from Powys the writing is shiny, now not least within the descriptions of the Sussex panorama and the bohemian milieu of Greenwich Village.
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Yet how it went on growing. I believe I shall grow faster. " He smiled at me, half proud of his speech. Then he swung into the seat of the machine, having attended to the horses' heads. He lifted the knife. "Good-bye," he said, smiling whimsically back at me. The machine started. The bed of the knife fell, and the grass shivered and dropped over. I watched the heads of the daisies and the splendid lines of the cocksfool grass quiver, shake against the crimson burnet, and drop over. The machine went singing down the field, leaving a track of smooth, velvet green in the way of the swath-board.
Ho, you're a funny one! There's a thing to say! If you don't you don't! Walking about in yer night things too, you'll ketch a cold, you will, that'll be the end of you! " "No. Donaldson's. " "Oh, Donaldson's, that's it. " "Old granfa' indeed . . I'll granfa' you," and he tweaked at the impudent nose. It dodged; it seemed used to this sort of thing. There was probably nothing the lad wouldn't consent to if properly handled, partly out of mischief, partly to oblige. "Oh, by the way ... , " and he felt the shirt as if interested in the quality of its material.
We stood and looked at each other as we rubbed ourselves dry. He was well proportioned, and naturally of handsome physique, heavily limbed. He laughed at me, telling me I was like one of Aubrey Beardsley's ; 6 '"' The Penguin Book of Gay Short Stories long, lean ugly fellows. I referred him to many classic examples of slenderness, declaring myself more exquisite than his grossness, which amused him. But I had to give in, and bow to him, and he took on an indulgent, gentle manner. I laughed and submitted.
After My Fashion by John Cowper Powys