G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXLI B. Fair copies of poems; circa 1893. Poe ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXLI B. Fair copies of poems; circa 1893. Poems include 'The germ' (see references at Add. 73322 C) (ff. 4-6), 'The song of the wheel' (see references at Add. 73325 D) (ff. 7-9), 'A ballad of the many' (see references at Add. 73305 A) (ff. 10-16), 'Today' (see references at Add. 73325 C) (ff. 19-23), untitled poem beginning "Over the whole world thou hast been" (see also Add. 73322 D, 73334) (f. 24), 'The cradle' (see references at Add. 73325 A) (ff. 25-31), untitled poem beginning "Until all things be secretless" (see also Add. 73322 D, 73334) (f. 32), 'For five forgotten' (see references at Add. 73325 D) (ff. 33-38), 'The crown of a woman' (see references at Add. 73326 A) (ff. 39-42), untitled poem beginning "What are we that say, love" (see also Add. 73322 D, 73334) (f. 43), 'Twilight' (slightly variant version published in C.W., vol. 10, p. 132: see references at Add. 73325 C) (ff. 44-47), 'The creator' (see references at Add. 73318 C) (ff. 48-50), untitled poem beginning "God sat beside the golden sea" (see also Add. 73334) (f. 51), 'The ballad of a man's heart' (see references at Add. 73325 C) (ff. 52-57), 'The evolutionist to his lady' (published in C.W., vol. 10, p. 438-439: see also Add. 73322 D, 73323 C, 73324 A) (ff. 58-59), 'The earth's festival (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 347-349, where it is said to be unfinished in ten stanzas; however, this text has a line ruled under the tenth stanza as a sign of conclusion: see also Add. 73325 A, 73325 C, 73326 A, 73328 A) (ff. 60-64), 'The earth's vigil' (see also Add. 73326 A) (ff. 66-68), untitled poem beginning "There is one humble in a distant town" (see also Add. 73334) (f. 69), 'A beaten path' (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 25-27: see also Add. 73324 C, 73325 D, 73326 A, 73334) (ff. 70-73), 'A Xmas carol' (see references at Add. 73243) (ff. 74-75).

ff. ii+75. 195 x 157mm.

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