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The Ball and the Cross

By Chesterton, Gilbert K.

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Title: The Ball and the Cross  
Author: Chesterton, Gilbert K.
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Language: English
Subject: Literature, Literature & thought, Writing.
Collections: Classic Literature Collection
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Keith, 1874-193, C. G. (n.d.). The Ball and the Cross. Retrieved from http://ebook.worldlibrary.net/


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A DISCUSSION SOMEWHAT IN THE AIR The flying ship of Professor Lucifer sang through the skies like a silver arrow; the bleak white steel of it, gleaming in the bleak blue emptiness of the evening. That it was far above the earth was no expression for it; to the two men in it, it seemed to be far above the stars. The professor had himself invented the flying machine, and had also invented nearly everything in it. Every sort of tool or apparatus had, in consequence, to the full, that fantastic and distorted look which belongs to the miracles of science. For the world of science and evolution is far more nameless and elusive and like a dream than the world of poetry and religion; since in the latter images and ideas remain themselves eternally, while it is the whole idea of evolution that identities melt into each other as they do in a nightmare...

Table of Contents
· I. A DISCUSSION SOMEWHAT IN THE AIR · II. THE RELIGION OF THE STIPENDIARY MAGISTRATE · III. SOME OLD CURIOSITIES · IV. A DISCUSSION AT DAWN · V. THE PEACEMAKER · VI. THE OTHER PHILOSOPHER · VII. THE VILLAGE OF GRASSLEY-IN-THE-HOLE · VIII. AN INTERLUDE OF ARGUMENT · IX. THE STRANGE LADY · X. THE SWORDS REJOINED · XI. A SCANDAL IN THE VILLAGE · XII. THE DESERT ISLAND · XIII. THE GARDEN OF PEACE · XIV. A MUSEUM OF SOULS · XV. THE DREAM OF MACIAN · XVI. THE DREAM OF TURNBULL · XVII. THE IDIOT · XVIII. A RIDDLE OF FACES · XIX. THE LAST PARLEY · XX. DIES IRAE

 

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