G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXL D. Draft of 'Poems by G. K. Chesterton',  ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXL D. Draft of 'Poems by G. K. Chesterton', sketches; circa 1893. With three different contents pages. Poems include: 'The germ' (see references at Add. 73322 C) (ff. 4-5), 'A ballad of the many' (see references at Add. 73305 A) (ff. 6-9), 'The cradle' (see references at Add. 73325 A) (ff. 11-13v), 'The song of the wheel' (published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 252-253: see also Add. 73305 A, 73323 B, 73325 B, C, 73326 A, B) (ff. 14-15), four parts of 'For six forgotten' ['The six makers'], 'For five forgotten' (see also Add. 73321 C, 73323 A, 73325 C, 73326 A, B) (ff. 17-24), 'The creator' (see references at Add. 73318 C) (ff. 25-25v), 'Twilight' (see references at Add. 73325 C) (ff. 26-27v), 'Today', with two fragmentary pencil drafts (see references at Add. 73325 C) (ff. 29v, 32v, 33), one stanza of 'The ballad of a man's heart' (see references at Add. 73325 C) (f. 36), 'The crown of woman' (a fuller version than that published in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 200-201: see references at Add. 73326 A) (ff. 38-39v), 'The beaten path' (see references at Add. 73326 B) (ff. 40-40v), 'A Xmas carol' (see references at Add. 73243) (ff. 48-48v).

ff. ii+51. 228 x 177mm.

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