With the house a Robin Hill complete, at jealous and vindictive Soames takes issue with Philip Bosinney having spent £400 over the agreed amount. He takes Bosinney to court, much to the consternation of those around him and further alienates his wife Irene. Forgetting to lock her bedroom door at home, Soames enters Irene's bedroom and forces himself on her. She packs her bags and leaves the next day but when Bosinney hears what he has done to her, he dashes out into a thick London fog to find Soames. Tragedy ensues however and it's left to Young Jolyon to tell Irene the news. Old Jolyon meanwhile want his son, Helene and the children to move in with him and proposes to buy Robin Hill from Soames.
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Young Jolyon Forsyte is shown vigorously applying his brush to a watercolor he is painting in the park, but the painting is completely unaffected. The painting and his brush are obviously dry. See more
[referring to Bosinney
I will not see this man make a fool of me.
No, you are quite capable of doing that yourself.