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Heretics

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G. K. Chesterton


The Author Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England on the 29th of May, 1874. Though he considered himself a mere "rollicki…

A Short History of England

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G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a prolific writer on many topics. His views of history were always from the standpoint of men and their interac…

What I Saw in America

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G. K. Chesterton


“Let me begin my American impressions with two impressions I had before I went to America. One was an incident and the other an idea; and wh…

The Superstition of Divorce

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G. K. Chesterton


This short book was written in 1920, and in it Chesterton, with his usual wit and incisive logic, presents a series of articles defending ma…

Eugenics and Other Evils

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G. K. Chesterton


Most Eugenists are Euphemists. I mean merely that short words startle them, while long words soothe them. And they are utterly incapable of …

The French Revolution

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Hilaire Belloc


“It is, for that matter, self-evident that if one community decides in one fashion, another, also sovereign, in the opposite fashion, both c…

The Napoleon of Notting Hill

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G. K. Chesterton


While the novel is humorous (one instance has the King sitting on top of an omnibus and speaking to it as to a horse: "Forward, my beau…

All Things Considered

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G. K. Chesterton


Another delightful and sharply pointed excursion into the topics of the day, and of this day as well, with Gilbert Keith Chesterton. These r…

The New Jerusalem

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G. K. Chesterton


The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of anyone involved in the production of this book, and are not the views of LibriVox. Dale …

Manalive

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G. K. Chesterton


The flying blast struck London just where it scales the northern heights, terrace above terrace, as precipitous as Edinburgh. It was round a…

The Servile State

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Hilaire Belloc


A clear boundary exists between the servile and the non-servile condition of labour, and the conditions upon either side of that boundary u…

The Crimes of England

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G. K. Chesterton


"Second, when telling such lies as may seem necessary to your international standing, do not tell the lies to the people who know the t…

Tremendous Trifles

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G. K. Chesterton


“None of us think enough of these things on which the eye rests. But don't let us let the eye rest. Why should the eye be so lazy? Let us ex…

Utopia of Usurers

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G. K. Chesterton


“Now I have said again and again (and I shall continue to say again and again on all the most inappropriate occasions) that we must hit Capi…

George Bernard Shaw

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G. K. Chesterton


Chesterton and Shaw were famous friends and enjoyed their arguments and discussions. Although rarely in agreement, they both maintained good…

The Defendant

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G. K. Chesterton


A collection of reprinted articles on a wide-range of subjects, all in the unique style of G. K. Chesterton. Using wit, paradox, and good hu…

A Miscellany of Men

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G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton was among the world's most prolific writers who incorporated relentless logic, wonderful humor, and a clear view of…

Europe and the Faith

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Hilaire Belloc


The Catholic brings to history (when I say "history" in these pages I mean the history of Christendom) self-knowledge. As a man in…

Appreciations and Criticisms of the Works of Charles Dickens

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G. K. Chesterton


“These papers were originally published as prefaces to the separate books of Dickens in one of the most extensive of those cheap libraries o…

Alarms and Discursions

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G. K. Chesterton


Gilbert Keith Chesterton was an influential English writer of the early 20th century. His prolific and diverse output included journalism, p…

Irish Impressions

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G. K. Chesterton


“For the Irish Question has never been discussed in England. Men have discussed Home Rule; but those who advocated it most warmly, and as I …

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