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By Dylan Thomas

In print for 50 years, this gem of lyric prose has enchanted either old and young from its first actual edition.
Dylan Thomas, one of many maximum poets and storytellers of the 20th century, captures a child's-eye view, and an adult's fond thoughts, of a mystical time of offers, aunts and uncles, the frozen sea, and within the better of situations, newly fallen snow.

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It’s something unique, something magnificent, something outstanding, something with elegance, grandeur, monumentality, and yet . . ’ Hector Bell paused, eyes closed, one hand on his chest, the other raised in the air. ’ Hector’s eyes opened. His hand fell. ’ ‘That’s not what I said. ’ 37 ‘Darius, your brother thinks he knows a lot more than he does. But Cyrus doesn’t know everything. ’ Darius looked at his father doubtfully. It was true that Cyrus didn’t know everything, of course, although he knew a lot.

The Bell Scholarship! Surely there could be no greater Gift than this. ’ ‘Hector,’ said Darius’s mother. ’ There was a note of 44 panic in Micheline’s voice. The world hadn’t read Hector’s short stories, but she had. She knew what people would think of them, although she had never had the heart to tell him. If her husband thought it would be a humiliation to the Bell name to be thought to be poor, it would be nothing like the humiliation he would suffer once people read his stories. ’ ‘This is too much, Hector.

Darius left. His mother got up and closed the door. She turned back to Hector. ‘He’s worried,’ she said. Darius’s father smiled. ’ ‘I know. ’ Hector nodded. ‘We can’t sell it anyway. ’ Darius’s father shrugged. ‘Hector! ’ Micheline sat down. She sighed. ’ Hector was silent. His face, which was normally so cheerful, was suddenly troubled. ’ ‘But it can be anything, Hector. That’s what the Grant says. ’ ‘Don’t tell me what Cyrus says. ’ ‘You can give what you like. ’ Darius’s father shook his head miserably.

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