Treasure Island

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

(29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936 / London, England)

Poems of Gilbert Keith Chesterton

1. A Ballad of Abbreviations 4/15/2012
2. A Ballad of Theatricals 4/15/2012
3. A Ballade of an Anti-puritan 4/15/2012
4. A Ballade of Suicide 1/1/2004
5. A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. Francis 4/15/2012
6. A Child of the Snows 1/1/2004
7. A Christmas Carol 4/15/2012
8. A Cider Song 1/1/2004
9. A Hymn 1/1/2004
10. A Little Litany 1/1/2004
11. A Prayer in Darkness 1/1/2004
12. A Song of Defeat 1/1/2004
13. A Word 4/15/2012
14. Americanisation 1/1/2004
15. An Answer to Frances Cornford 1/1/2004
16. Antichrist, or the Reunion of Christendom: An Ode 1/1/2004
17. By the Babe Unborn 4/15/2012
18. Cyclopean 4/15/2012
19. Ecclesiastes 1/1/2004
20. Elegy in a Country Churchyard 1/1/2004

The New Freethinker

John Grubby who was short and stout
And troubled with religious doubt,
Refused about the age of three
To sit upon the curate's knee;
(For so the eternal strife must rage
Between the spirit of the age
And Dogma, which, as is well known,
Does simply hate to be outgrown).
Grubby, the young idea that shoots,

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