”The Poet and the Emporium” by H. G. Wells is a short essay. H. G. Wells once different, humorous social satire and ironic.
”I am beginning life,” he said, with a sigh. ”Great Heavens! I have spent a day-a day!-in a shop. Three bedroom suites and a sideboard are among the unanticipated pledges of our affection. Have you lithia? For a man of twelve limited editions this has been a terrible day.”