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I have to overwork, with all the penalties of overworking in loss of grace and finish, to get my work done. 3 Here we touch the core of Wells's attitude of mind. At the root of his temperament he was an unstable creature, driven by storms of restlessness and claustrophobia, which at times almost overwhelmed his life. 4 Lurking in the deep recesses of his nature was a tendency to run amok: a driving impatience with the world of reality and a desire to escape from it into an ideal world of his dreams.
Short story, first published circa 1896 and reprinted in PS: a rich uncle leaves his will hidden inside the pages of a book, but this is not discovered until years after his death, by which time it is too late to comply with his wishes. LOVE AND MR. LEWISHAM. Novel, published in 1900. Sub-titled 'The Story of a Very Young Couple', Love and Mr. Lewisham is memorable for its account of Wells's student days at Midhurst ('Whortley') and the Normal School of Science, London. LOYALTY OF ESAU COMMON, THE.
First published in the Pall Mall Gazette, 1893, and reprinted in SCU. The uncle advises George that 'a man should go very softly to a photographer's, and he should sit before the camera with reverence in his heart and in his attitude, as if he were in the presence of the woman he loved'. AT A WINDOW. See THROUGH A WINDOW. ATLANTIC EDITION. , London, and Charles Scribners and Sons, New York. The edition An H. G. Wells Dictionary 37 was limited to 1670 sets, the first volume in each set being autographed by Wells.