Mr Britling Sees it Through by H G Wells Page 1 of 454

CONTENTS

BOOK I MATCHING'S EASY AT EASE
MR. DIRECK VISITS MR. BRITLING
MR. BRITLING CONTINUES HIS EXPOSITION
THE ENTERTAINMENT OF MR. DIRECK REACHES A CLIMAX
MR. BRITLING IN SOLILOQUY
THE COMING OF THE DAY

BOOK II MATCHING'S EASY AT WAR
ONLOOKERS
TAKING PART
MALIGNITY
IN THE WEB OF THE INEFFECTIVE

BOOK III THE TESTAMENT OF MATCHING'S EASY
MRS. TEDDY GOES FOR A WALK
MR. BRITLING WRITES UNTIL SUNRISE

BOOK I
MATCHING'S EASY AT EASE
CHAPTER THE FIRST
MR. DIRECK VISITS MR. BRITLING

1

It was the sixth day of Mr. Direck's first visit to England, and he was at his acutest perception of differences. He found England in every way gratifying and satisfactory, and more of a contrast with things American than he had ever dared to hope.

He had promised himself this visit for many years, but being of a sunny rather than energetic temperament though he firmly believed himself to be a reservoir of clear-sighted American energy he had allowed all sorts of things, and more particularly the uncertainties of Miss Mamie Nelson, to keep him back.



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