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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLXVIII E. Mostly sketches, with three poems; circa 1904. The poems are: a poem of nostalgia for St Paul's schooldays beginning "They are distant days we dream of, lost for better or for worse" (f. 9), 'Thalamium argentum' (published in C.W., vol. 10, p. 349 as 'Epithalamium argentum', its original title, as, almost certainly incorrectly, a poem on the occasion of the Chestertons' twenty-fifth wedding anniversary) (f. 25v vol. rev.), poem beginning "Happy who like Ulysses, or that lord" (published as 'From a French sonnet' in Occasional Papers, vol. [1], no. 4 (July 1904), pp. 130-131) (f. 26v vol. rev.).

ff. ii+29. 210 x 168mm.

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