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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXIX B. Poems, some fragmentary, contents list for a history of the world (ff. 35v-37), fragment of an untitled story (ff. 52v-53), chapters 1-4 of 'Wine of Cana, a sketch' (published in C.W., vol. 14, pp. 554-568, see also Add. 73307) (ff. 70v-98v passim), sketches; circa 1893. Poems include: two drafts of 'Even unto the end of the world' (see also Add. 73305 A) (ff. 5-5v, 29-31), 'Apotheosis' (f. 6), 'Nativity' (eleven stanzas: see references at Add. 73305 A) (ff. 12v-14), 'God of the living' (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 42-43, see also Add. 73305 A) (f. 16), 'Miracles' (ff. 18-18v), 'The world's tragedy' (ff. 24-25), poems beginning "A babe was born in Bethlehem" (ff. 10-10v), "Better than leagues of Elfin land" (f. 20v), and "Art stood with her trumpet" (ff. 38-38v).

ff. iii+98. 225 x 178mm.

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