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Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton Volume 28 - Illustrated London News, 1908-1910

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Collected Works of G. K. Chesterton Volume 28

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Volumes 27 through 37 are collected columns from The Illustrated London NewsMost of the weekly articles Chesterton wrote for The Illustrated London News have never been printed in book form until Ignatius Press undertook to do the collected works. These volumes contain all of Chesterton's columns in The Illustrated London News, beginning in 1905. The great majority have never appeared in book form. Chesterton lovers will be delighted to find this treasure filled with jewels quite the match of his best writing.

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Christmas Thought on Vivisection
The Survival of Christmas
The Hysteria of Mobs
Aristocrats as Mystagogues
Gossip and Public Journalism
Suffragette Demonstrations
Charlatans and Quacks
Socialism and First Principles
The Ethics of Fairy-Tales
The Anomalies of English Politics
Public Confessions by Politicians
Popular Jokes and Vulgarity
Joan of Arc and Modern Materialism
New Religion and New Irreligion
The Licensing Bill and Big Business
Shakspere and Zola
The Fiercer Suffragettes
Ceremonial Regulations and Costumes
On the World Getting Smaller
Food and Alcoholic Drinks round the World
Speechmaking at the Royal Academy Dinner
Moral Education in a Secular World
Practical Politics and Temperance Reform
Empire Day and England
On Modern Sabbatarianism
The Indeterminate Sentence for Prisoners
Old and New Puritans
Imprisonment in Prisons and Hospitals
Literature for Boys
Nameless Journalism and Modern Secrecy
American Slaves and Female Emancipation
Local Pride and Pageants
Americans in Sport and Jingoism
On Punishing the Rich
Listening to Modernist Arguments
Modern and Medieval Monsters
History and Tradition
Incompatibility in Marriage
Old Forms and Ceremonies
A Uniform Creed for Humanity
The History of Religions
Practical Politicians
The Idea of Separation and Sense of Separateness
Arguing Erudition
Taking Reason by the Right End
The Proper Idea of Property
Anarchy and Revolution
On Celebrating Birthdays
On Studying Other Nations
The Nature of Human Conscience
The Bottom Dog and Superman
Carrie Nation and Teetotalism

Dickens as Socialist
The Wrong Books at Christmas
Christmas Pantomimes
Truth in the Newspapers
Good and Bad Sentimentalists
Hangmen and Capital Punishment
The Tottenham Massacres
Modern Thinking about Marriage
Female Suffrage and Responsibility
Censoring the Newspapers
The South American Republics: A Defense
The Office of the Censor
Shakespeare and the Bacon Cypher
Aliens in Our Midst
The Modern Arms Race
Miracles and Scientific Method
Regulations against Foreigners
The Death of Swinburne
Rhapsody on a Pig
Nonsense and Sense
The Proper Support of Poets
Whitewashing the Philanthropists
The Death of George Meredith
Modern Jargon
The Need for a Real Revolution
Art as Private Property
Modern and Ancient Pageants
Wisdom in Comic Songs
The English as Hypocrites
The Poetry of Everyday Life
Pessimism about England
Slander in the Allusive Way
Being True to Oneself
Succeeding in Journalism
The Centenary of Tennyson
Scepticism about Tradition
Taboos and Prohibitions
On Moving Theatre Productions
Finding the North Pole
The Indian Nationalist Movement
Science: Pro and Con
Adjectives, Nouns, and the Truth
The Proper Emphasis in Morality
Objections to Spiritualism
Distortions in the Press
Newspaper Truths and Advertising
Politicians and Their Constitutions
Ghosts and World Affairs
Honesty in Vegetarianism
Political Invective in England
Worship of the Future
The Failure of the Aesthetes

Christmas and the Progressive Movement
The Alleged Decline of Christmas
Education and Ethics
Political Interruptions
Modern Moral Creeds
The Ignorance of the People
The Decay of Controversy
Man in the Cosmos
Jekyll and Hyde
The Idea in the Theatre
Historical Scepticism
English Criticism of Rostand
Socialistic Morality
English Ideas about the French
Stories Spoilt by Great Authors
Truth and Slander
The Life and Death of Institutions
Bigotry of Rationalists
The Fallacy of Precedent and Progress
The Racial Question and Politics
Jokes and Good Sense
The Death of Edward VII
The Character of King Edward
The Collapse of the Victorian Compromise
The Coming Triumph of Socialism
Modern Woman's Views on Divorce
The Bonds of Love
The Dangers of Modern Compromise
The Man Next Door
Bourgeois Culture in Rural England
Sightseers and Ordinary Men
The Custom of Gradual Change
Varieties of Murder
The Accuracy of Science
Little England and Big Empire
King and Emperor in England
The Intrusions of Officialdom
The Philosophy of William James
History and the Theatre
Patriotism and National Self-Criticism
History and Inspiration
Rebellion and Dogma in France
The Payment of Politicians
Respecting Other Peoples' Opinions
Faith Healing and Medicine
English Pride and Reality
The Age of Antiquities
Revolutions in South America
The Delusions of Kipling
The Four Classes of England
Objections to the Party System
The Autocracy of the New Creeds
The Character of Tolstoy

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