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All Things Considered

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Another delightful and sharply pointed excursion into the topics of the day, and of this day as well, with Gilbert Keith Chesterton. These reprinted magazine articles are filled with his good natured wit, his masterful use of paradox, and devastating ability to use reductio ad absurdum to destroy the popular myths that drive a society driving full-speed into secular humanism. You will come away with a whole new collection of wonderful quotes. - Ray Clare (6 hr 39 min)


01 - The Case For The Ephemeral. 02 - Cockney And Their Jokes. 03 - The Fallacy…


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04 - On Running After One's Hat, 05 - The Vote and the House, 06 - Conceit and …


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07 - Patriotism and Sport, 08 - An Essay on Two Cities, 09 - French and English


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10 - The Zola Controversy, 11 - Oxford from Without, 12 - Woman


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13 - The Modern Martyr, 14 - On Political Secrecy, 15 - Edward VII. and Scotland


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16 - Thoughts Around Koepenick, 17 - The Boy, 18 - Limericks and Counsels of Pe…


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19 - Anonymity and Further Counsels, 20 - On the Cryptic and the Elliptic, 21 -…


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22 - Science and Religion, 23 - The Methuselahite, 24 - Spiritualism


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25 - The Error of Impartiality, 26 - Phonetic Spelling, 27 - Humanitarianism an…


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28 - Wine When it is Red, 29 - Demagogues and Mystagogues, 30 - The "Eatanswill…


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31 - Fairy Tales, 32 - Tom Jones and Morality, 33 - The Maid of Orleans


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34 - A Dead Poet, 35 - Christmas


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delightful of course!

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the wit and a acerbity of GKC, the taste of Mr. Clare (dedicated volunteer even with an audible cold in the first pieces)3--bravo!

Stumbled upon a Double Treasure!

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I do not always appreciate the quizzical algorithms that lead me to juggling cats on YouTube, but Librivox helps me to discover such GEMS! "All Things Considered" has my current record for the most bookmarks in a single work. His work is spot on for these days (June 2020) and i have marked several quotable quotes. Mr. Clark is the perfect reader. His delivery is even, but not monotone. it's as though the author himself is speaking to you in his parlor. (and i just found there are more!!) (6/2019)

Well Read Chesterton Shorts

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Always amusing, and on a wide range of topics, GHC always pleases. Thank you to reader, as always.

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Ray is the best reader on libravox. Does this man have a Patreon?

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another great book by gk Chesterton

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