Tag Archives: G.K. Chesterton

Word Cloud: WHIRLIGIG

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD What is one to make of Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953)? A man of so many contradictions he seems like a human whirligig. Anti-German and Anti-Semitic. Combative and intolerant in his philosophical and political writings, but whimsical and amusing … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SUMMERFARE (redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Edward Clerihew Bentley (1875-1956) was born on July 10th in London, England. In his youth, he was educated at London’s prestigious St Paul’s School. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a fellow student, and became his best friend. When … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: MAYDEEP (Redux)

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Now is the month of maying” says the old song by Thomas Morley. Our month of maying is drawing to a close, but we have explored far more than spring romance. Many of these end-of-May poets have taken … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: WHIRLIGIG

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD What is one to make of Hilaire Beloc (1870-1953)? A man of so many contradictions he seems like a human whirligig. Anti-German and Anti-Semitic. Combative and intolerant in his philosophical and political writings, but whimsical and amusing in … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SUMMERFARE

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Edward Clerihew Bentley (1875-1956) was born on July 10th in London, England. In his youth, he was educated at London’s prestigious St Paul’s School. Gilbert Keith Chesterton was a fellow student, and became his best friend. When … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: MAYDEEP

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Now is the month of maying” says the old song by Thomas Morley. Our month of maying is drawing to a close, but we have explored far more than spring romance. Many of these end-of-May poets have taken … Continue reading

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