G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXVII A. Poems, mostly fragmentary, fragmen ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXVII A. Poems, mostly fragmentary, fragments of stories and of a play 'Noctes Wodensiensis' (ff. 41v-42v), essay on the Bible (ff. 30v-31v), lists of names, notes for Junior Debating Club meeting on compulsory games (reported in The Debater, vol. 3, no. 15 (July 1892), pp. 39-40; see also Add. 73303 B) (f. 41), sketches; circa 1892-[1893]. Includes poems 'Ave Maria' (published in The Universe, vol. 93, no. 4845 (4 Dec. 1953), p. 10 and in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 114-116, and, revised, in The Debater, vol. 3, no. 18 (Feb. 1893), pp. 94-96, and in C.W., vol. 10, pp. 111-114, see also Add. 73305 A) (ff. 6v-9), 'Arma carnis' (f. 18), 'The Salvation Army' (ff. 32v-34), 'Socialism' (ff. 55v-56v), untitled poems beginning "Chords of an empty lyre" (see references at Add. 73319 D) (f. 15) and "Ye say that my room is forsaken" (ff. 36-36v). Text commences at both ends.

ff. ii+80. 227 x 177mm.

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