John Galsworthy

“An epoch which had gilded individual liberty so that if a man had money he was free in law and fact, and if he had not money he was free in law and not in fact. An era which had canonized hypocrisy, so that to seem to be respectable was to be.”

John Galsworthy, The Forsyte Saga
tags: gilded-age
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