Why is Norman Gortsby heartsore? Did he suffer from a financial crisis? What could he have done to prevent this crisis? Refer to the story "Dusk" written by H.H. Munro

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Joining what he perceives as men and woman who hide their "fallen fortunes and dead hopes" in the twilight as they sit on benches or stroll in Hyde Park, Norman Grotsby is "in a mood to count himself among the defeated."  While he does not suffer from money troubles, Grotsby has "failed in a more subtle ambition."  Content to sit with others who are disillusioned, Grotsby takes a "certain cynical pleasure" in watching the people who wander in the twilight, and he enjoys labelling their personalities as they stroll past him...

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