Alarms and Discursions

Alarms and Discursions

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by G. K. Chesterton
     
 

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Once upon a time there lived upon an island a merry and innocent people, mostly shepherds and tillers of the earth. They were republicans, like all primitive and simple souls; they talked over their affairs under a tree, and the nearest approach they had to a personal ruler was a sort of priest or white witch who said their prayers for them. They worshipped the sun,… See more details below

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Once upon a time there lived upon an island a merry and innocent people, mostly shepherds and tillers of the earth. They were republicans, like all primitive and simple souls; they talked over their affairs under a tree, and the nearest approach they had to a personal ruler was a sort of priest or white witch who said their prayers for them. They worshipped the sun, not idolatrously, but as the golden crown of the god whom all such infants see almost as plainly as the sun.

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ISBN-13:
9781481999021
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
01/16/2013
Pages:
172
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.37(d)

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