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Stories, essays, & poems

Author: G K Chesterton
Publisher: London, J.M. Dent & Sons; New York, Dutton [1953]
Series: Everyman's library series-no. 913.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G K Chesterton
OCLC Number: 11062119
Notes: "First published in this edition 1935."
Description: xii, 345 pages, 1 leaf 18 cm.
Contents: Stories. The blue cross ; The secret garden ; The queer feet (from The innocence of Father Brown) --
The curse of the golden cross (from The incredulity of Father Brown) --
The sword of wood. Essays. A defence of rash vows ; A defence of skeletons ; A defence of nonsense ; A defence of China shepherdesses (from The defendant) --
The fallacy of success ; Tom Jones and morality ; French and English ; Wine when it is red (from All things considered) --
The gardener and the guinea ; The mad official ; The priest of spring ; The fool ; The sentimental Scot ; The romantic in the rain (from A miscellany of men) --
The perfect game ; The wind and the trees ; Humanity : an interlude ; The little birds who won't sing (from Tremendous trifles) --
The beginning of the quarrel (from The outline of sanity) --
On evil euphemisms (from Come to think of it) --
On calling names, Christian and otherwise (from Sidelights on New London and Newer York) --
The sceptic as critic ; Protestantism : a problem novel ; The Protestant superstitions (from The thing) --
Pickwick papers ; Oliver Twist ; Great expectations ; Hard times (from Appreciations and criticisms of the works of Charles Dickens). Poems. By the babe unborn --
The world's lover --
The skeleton --
A chord of colour --
The happy man --
The unpardonable sin --
A novelty --
Ultimate --
The donkey --
The beatific vision --
The hope of the streets --
Ecclesiastes --
The songs of the children --
The fish --
Gold leaves --
Thou shalt not kill --
A certain evening --
A man and his image --
The mariner --
The triumph of man --
Cyclopean --
Joseph --
Modern Elfland --
Eternities --
A Christmas carol --
Alone --
King's cross station --
The human tree --
To them that mourn --
The outlaw --
Behind --
The end of fear --
The holy of holies --
The mirror of madmen --
E.C.B. --
The desecraters --
An alliance --
The ancient of days --
The last masquerade --
The earth's shame --
Vanity --
The lamp post --
The pessimist --
A fairy tale --
A portrait --
Femina contra mundum --
To a certain nation --
The praise of dust --
The ballad of the battle of Gibeon --
Vulgarized --
The ballad of god-makers --
At night --
The wood-cutter --
Art colours --
The two women --
The wild knight --
Good news --
The neglected child --
The aristocrat --
Lepanto.
Series Title: Everyman's library series-no. 913.
Responsibility: [by] G.K. Chesterton.

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