Page 254. " Far-off a cuckoo called; a wood-pigeon was cooing from the first elm tree in the field, and how the daisies and buttercups had sprung up "
Meadow flowers
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Robin Hill seems very like the Surrey farm and grand house that Galsworthy's father built for his growing family.