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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXIV D. School mathematics exercise book, with poems, mostly fragmentary, and sketches added later; circa 1892. Poems include: poem beginning "A red-plumed angel crowned with roses wild" (ff. 4v, 31v), draft of 'Humanity' (published in The Debater, vol. 3, no. 13 (March 1892), pp. 17-18) (ff. 20-22v), a mock-heroic poem on the Junior Debating Club (ff. 27-28v), poem beginning "Chords of an empty lyre" (see also Add. 73322 A, 73348) (ff. 36v-37).

ff. iii+38. 197 x 160mm.

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