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PART I - THE PRESENT
CHAPTER II - MRS. GRUNDY AT THE PARKERS'

` No, nor even about sex, and we social workers of the twentieth century cannot ignore sex ; what we can do is to make it a burden. And we are faced with the difficulty that the average man, if left to himself, does not brood, and forgets to persecute. He has habits instead of ideals. Isn't that too dreadful ! He says in effect, " I go my way about sex or whatever it is, and I let others go theirs, even if I think it queer. It isn't my funeral." But it is going to be his funeral-at least I hope so.'
'And what of the average woman ?'
` She is a little more satisfactory, a little more apt to be scared. Though I have known sad cases of women saying, " Pore thing, we don't take no notice although she did 'ave a little Unwanted, we treats her like one of ourselves." You see what we are up against-tolerance, good-temper, and unsuspiciousness. It has been no easy matter to cover England with regulations from end to end.'
Mrs. Grundy sighed. ` I admit you manage to interfere more than I did,' she said. ` I expect it is as you say, and I was too impulsive. I hurried too much from vice to vice when I was young. I stood outside the music halls, to stop people going in, and then I heard profanity in the cab-shelter, and went to silence that, and while I was doing so the music hall filled up. I went to Africa to make the cannibals monogamous, and during my absence the Deceased Wife's Sister's Bill became law in England. When it's daylight I can see people, which is scandalous, and at night-time I can't see them, which is worse. I simply don't know where to turn, and while I am insisting on ulsters for sunbathing the Deceased Husband's Brother's Bill will probably become law, too. You have a sounder method, Edith. You have brought in education, of which I never dreamt, and I am not surprised that your wonderful work gives you the headache.'
` My headache, to which you now refer, has nothing to do with my work,' replied her hostess. ' It has been caused by a piece of bad news which has just arrived from the Continent. Even my husband is upset by it.'
` If I had my way there never would have been any Continent,' cried Mrs. Grundy, and proceeded to ask a series of agitated questions, such as had the bad news to do with chocolates

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