Poems

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CONTENTS
I
THREE DEDICATIONS
TO EDMUND CLERIHEW BENTLEY
TO HILAIRE BELLOC
TO M. E. W.

II
WAR POEMS
LEPANTO
THE MARCH OF THE BLACK MOUNTAIN 1913
BLESSED ARE THE PEACEMAKERS
THE WIFE OF FLANDERS
THE CRUSADER RETURNS FROM CAPTIVITY

III
LOVE POEMS
GLENCOE
LOVE'S TRAPPIST
CONFESSIONAL
MUSIC
THE DELUGE
THE STRANGE MUSIC
THE GREAT MINIMUM
THE MORTAL ANSWERS
A MARRIAGE SONG
BAY COMBE

IV
RELIGIOUS POEMS
THE WISE MEN
THE HOUSE OF CHRISTMAS
A SONG OF GIFTS TO GOD
THE KINGDOM OF HEAVEN
A HYMN FOR THE CHURCH MILITANT
THE BEATIFIC VISION
THE TRUCE OF CHRISTMAS
A HYMN
A CHRISTMAS SONG FOR THREE GUILDS
THE NATIVITY
A CHILD OF THE SNOWS
A WORD

V
RHYMES FOR THE TIMES
ANTICHRIST, OR THE REUNION OF CHRISTENDOM: AN ODE
THE REVOLUTIONIST, OR LINES TO A STATESMAN
THE SHAKESPEARE MEMORIAL
THE HORRIBLE HISTORY OF JONES
THE NEW FREETHINKER
IN MEMORIAM P.D.
SONNET WITH THE COMPLIMENTS OF THE SEASON
A SONG OF SWORDS
A SONG OF DEFEAT
SONNET
AFRICA
THE DEAD HERO
AN ELECTION ECHO 1906
THE SONG OF THE WHEELS
THE SECRET PEOPLE

VI
MISCELLANEOUS POEMS
LOST
BALLAD OF THE SUN
TRANSLATION FROM DU BELLAY
THE HIGHER UNITY
THE EARTH'S VIGIL
ON RIGHTEOUS INDIGNATION
WHEN I CAME BACK TO FLEET STREET
A CIDER SONG
THE LAST HERO

VII
BALLADES
BALLADE D'UNE GRANDE DAME
A BALLADE OF AN ANTI-PURITAN
A BALLADE OF A BOOK-REVIEWER
A BALLADE OF SUICIDE
A BALLADE OF THE FIRST RAIN

About the Author
"Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer. He published works on philosophy, ontology, poetry, plays, journalism, public lectures and debates, literary and art criticism, biography, Christian apologetics, and fiction, including fantasy and detective fiction." -- Wikipedia
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940014709392
  • Publisher: VolumesOfValue
  • Publication date: 6/20/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 575,157
  • File size: 53 KB

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