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[gawlz-wur-th ee, galz-] /ˈgɔlzˌwɜr ði, ˈgælz-/
John, 1867–1933, English novelist and dramatist: Nobel Prize 1932. Unabridged
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  • Galsworthy, even as Hauptmann, is neither a propagandist nor a moralist.

  • Mr. Wells's heroes may not seem to bear out my argument so well as Mr. Galsworthy's.

  • As Mr. Galsworthy has pointed out, “character is situation.”

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker
  • Feeling this strongly, Mr. Galsworthy asserts “Character is plot.”

    Dramatic Technique

    George Pierce Baker
  • Galsworthy was soon to become a writer himself, publishing his first novel in 1899.

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  • Mr Galsworthy has been writing to the Times on "the heartlessness of Parliament."

  • Is not Mr Galsworthy in this instance also lacking in imagination?

  • Galsworthy is one of the best, if you except his concern for delicacy of style.

    Modern Essays John Macy
  • One of the ablest of recent openings is that of Mr. Galsworthy's Silver Box.

    Play-Making William Archer
British Dictionary definitions for Galsworthy


John. 1867–1933, English novelist and dramatist, noted for The Forsyte Saga (1906–28): Nobel prize for literature 1932
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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