The constantly recurring themes of Galsworthy’s novels are, in order of importance, beauty, love and suffering, divorce, honour, art and the law. Family and money will be discussed separately. Beauty comes first, because in every case it coincides with love: the beloved woman is always very beautiful; but not only women: the natural setting for the action is also unfailingly lovely. The beauty of a woman and the beauty of nature are of the same kind.
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