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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXIII C. Poems, mostly fragmentary, sketches, fragments of a play set in Fulham and of essays; circa 1892. Includes opening of essay 'Twilight: an eternal history of man' (published in C.W., vol. 14, p. 616, see also Add. 73308 A for a fuller version) (ff. 141v-140v vol. rev.); poems 'The glory of woman' (see also references to 'The crown of woman' at Add. 73326 A) (ff. 2-2v), untitled poem beginning "Far in the dim past, the dark house of childhood" (published as 'Past and present' in C.W., vol. 10, p. 67) (ff. 8v-8 vol. rev.), 'A young child shall lead them' (see also Add. 73349) (ff. 59-58v vol. rev.), 'The High-Master & the Abbot of Fulham', (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 47-48) (ff. 64v-64 vol. rev.), untitled poem beginning "The wave broke in, & the star came up" (published as 'Sea and star' in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 70-71) (ff. 75v-74v vol. rev.), 'The creator' (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 129-130, see also Add. 73305 A, 73323 B, C, 73325 A, C, D, 73326 A, B) (ff. 80-78v vol. rev.), 'Silence' (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 167-168) (ff. 86v-86 vol. rev.), 'Apocalypse' (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 192) (ff. 88v-88 vol. rev.), 'A ballade of ballades' (ff. 93v-92 vol. rev.), 'The word' (two lines only, see also references at Add. 73323 C) (f. 83v vol. rev.). Text commences from both ends.

ff. ii+142. 200 x 160mm.

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