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Tremendous Trifles: Essays - download pdf or read online

By G. K. Chesterton

ISBN-10: 1504022513

ISBN-13: 9781504022514

An pleasing assortment drawn from G. okay. Chesterton’s early years as a newspaper columnist

This compilation of “fleeting sketches,” written by way of G. okay. Chesterton whereas he used to be a columnist for the day-by-day News, includes the humor, foresight, and highbrow interest that fast made the younger author a family identify all through London. A tribute to the playfulness of Chesterton’s spirit, Tremendous Trifles contains such gemstones as “An Accident,” during which the writer crashes an omnibus right into a hansom cab, and “The benefits of getting One Leg,” a charmingly thorough research of optimism and pessimism.
 
fanatics of Chesterton’s most renowned works—from the daddy Brown tales to Heretics and Orthodoxy—will enjoy the cleverness and invigorating wit of Tremendous Trifles.
 
This book has been professionally proofread to make sure accuracy and clarity on all units.

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1'm glad," said Mathieu, "I'm awfully glad. " Mathieu grew pale. " •But that was sheer robbery," she added quickly. "He was exploiting his reputation. " "Right," said Mathieu between clenched teeth. He was wondering where he would find the money. "Look here," said Sarah, "why shouldn't I go this very morning? He lives in the rue Blaise-Desgoffe, quite near. 1 H E AG E OF R EA S ON 5 9 111 slip on some clothes and go along. " "No, I-I've got an appointment at half past ten. Sarah, you're a treasure," said Mathieu.

She let him gently slip aside and got out of bed. B oris remained prostrate, his head on the pillow. He heard Lola open the bathroom door, and he thought: 'When this is over, I don't want any more affairs. I loathe making love. No, to be honest, that isn't what I loathe most, it's the entanglement of it all, the sense of domination; and be­ sides, what's the point of choosing a girl friend? " Lola was getting ready for the night. The water ran into the basin with a pleasant, limpid gurgle that Boris rather enjoyed.

Yes, I suppose so," he said indifferently. "Listen to him, Mathieu," said Sarah, eying him with distress. "Well? Who is right? " Mathieu had nothing to say. Brunet did not ask his advice, he had no use for the advice of a bourgeois, a dirty intellectual, a watchdog. " Mathi<:'u did not want Brunet to judge him. There had been a time when, as a matter of principle, neither of the pair judged the other. "Friendship doesn't exist to criticize," Brunet used to say then. " He still said so; perhaps, but at the moment he was thinking of his comrades of the party.

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