Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Poem of Lepanto by GK Chesterton

The Poem of Lepanto by G.K. Chesterton White founts falling in the courts of the sun, And the Soldan of Byzantium is smiling as they run; There is laughter like the fountains in that face of all men feared, It … Continue reading

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About the Workers

About the Workers by G.K. Chesterton It is often said truly, though perhaps not often understood rightly, that extremes meet. But the strange thing is that extremes meet, not so much in being extraordinary, as in being dull. The country … Continue reading

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Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936)

Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936) “Holy Father deeply grieved death Mr. Gilbert Keith Chesterton devoted son of Holy Church gifted Defender of the Catholic Faith. His Holiness offers paternal sympathy people of England, assures prayers dear departed, bestows Apostolic Benediction.” – … Continue reading

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G.K. Chesterton and Heinrich Pesch

Thursday, March 27, 2008 G.K. Chesterton and Heinrich Pesch by Thomas Storck The 1920s and 1930s were good times to be alive for Catholics interested in the social apostolate, that is, in the role of the Faith in reshaping not … Continue reading

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Hilaire Belloc

Friday, July 13, 2007 Hilaire Belloc by G.K. Chesterton WHEN I first met Belloc he remarked to the friend who introduced us that he was in low spirits. His low spirits were and are much more uproarious and enlivening than … Continue reading

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Chesterton’s Response to Shaw (Part Two)

Chesterton’s Response to Shaw (Part Two)  Among the bewildering welter of fallacies which Mr. Shaw has just given us, I prefer to deal first with the simplest. When Mr. Shaw refrains from hitting me over the head with his umbrella, … Continue reading

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Chesterton’s Response to Shaw (Part One)

Chesterton’s Response to Shaw (Part One) I have heard from nearly all the Socialists I have known, the phrase which Mr. Shaw has with characteristic artfulness avoided, a phrase which I think everyone will agree is common to collectivist philosophy, … Continue reading

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