G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLVI A. Notes on Andrew Lang (f. 45), Henry K ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLVI A. Notes on Andrew Lang (f. 45), Henry Kingsley (f. 46) and William Watson (f. 32v vol. rev.), and on home rule for Ireland (ff. 16v-17), draft of 'A perfect Tuesday' (see references at Add. 73246), poems, mostly fragmentary, fragment of the short story 'Gods', here untitled (see also Add. 73301 A) (f. 52v vol. rev.), and sketches; circa 1897. Poems include untitled poems beginning "I saw a great blue sea go by" (f. 3), "Because my tears are fiery" (four lines published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, p. 381, and as 'Suffering' in C.W., vol. 10, p. 75) (f. 16), 'A strange journey' (ff. 10-11v), two drafts of 'Daisy song' (see also Add. 73333 C) (ff. 37v, 38v vol. rev.), three drafts of poem beginning "God made you [or, thee] mightily, my love" (see also Add. 73333 C) (ff. 24v, 29v, 34v-35 vol. rev.). Text commences at both ends.

ff. i+56. 196 x 156mm.

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