NOTEBOOK #07 (1887-1888?)
[See note at the beginning of Notebook #6]
7/1 5)* What is twenty-one yrs ago & I was 14? – makes me now 31.
7/2 6)* I am a plain man – a plain man I say.
- I did not contradict you. (Lovers' quarrel)
7/3 12) More of your d-d blasphemy, or They talk beastly slang.
7/4 13) Sir, they say you called me a d-d toady today?
7/5 21) Girl seen flirting in the shadows seen through blind. (Houseboat [= Walker, London: Barrie's first play])
7/6 22) Don't call me 'Miss' – it sounds like a reproach.
(Next notes appear to be numbered out of sequence)
7/7 159) Teaching girl to smoke cigarettes.
7/8 160) Character admits he never sees a pretty girl without wanting to put arm round her waist.
7/9 39) Brother surprised at fellow caring for his sister.
7/10 40) Schoolmaster and boy. – S the hero in love with boy's sister.
7/11 60) Boy upholds tutor ∵ [because] he made 77 not out ∴ [therefore] shd marry girl.
7/12 66) Title – `The Woman-Hater'.
7/13 68) Girl wears divided skirts. [Someone has added a large ‘?', probably Denis Mackail]
7/14 71) He says wdn't dare take a liberty – then kisses her.
7/15 77)* She breaks him of sentimental love-making.
7/16 84)* `Be a sister to you'
7/17 92) Wonders at him writing for papers – and he had a university education too.
7/18 93)* A Journalist! – why he looks like a gentleman.
7/19 96) After great insult – `If I thought for a moment he meant to insult me I's have hit him.'
7/20 99)* Heard you called me an infernal sneak.
- No, sir, only a d-d blackguard.
- Ah, my mistake.
7/21 100) He's such a cad – but it's his only fault.
7/22 117) His want of enthusiasm damps girl – she wd like to see him trying for parliament.
7/23 127) Young Jim is at a crammers – in middle of love-making &c, breaks off in agony thinking has forgotten crammed stuff – makes triangles in the air, &c.
7/24 151)* Brains of women lighter than mans' – this settles question.
(Last note no. 153)
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