G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXVII D. Fragmentary poems, notes on Englis ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXVII D. Fragmentary poems, notes on English literature taken at University College, London (ff. 8-9v), the opening of a play 'Star eyes: a mystery' (ff. 30v-31); circa 1893. Includes poems beginning "Over the wide world thou hast been" (also in Add. 73334 as 'A mood' and in Add. 73326 B) (f. 2), "Who are we that say, love" (also in Add. 73326 B, 73334) (f. 3), and "Untill [sic] all things be secretless" (see also Add. 73326 B, 73334) (f. 7), and an untitled draft of part of 'The evolutionist to his lady' (see references at 73326 B) (ff. 5-5v). On f. 10, Chesterton and six male friends are listed, paired with ladies of their acquaintance: Chesterton pairs himself with Madge Vivian, whose name appears on other leaves in acrostics and a riddle.

ff. 38. 203 x 163mm.

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