Lost Lectures of the Fruits of Experience

Maurice Baring, Lost Lectures of the Fruits of Experience. Peter Davies Ltd, London: 1932. Chapter 12: Music.But the most remarkable musical experiences of my life happened...

Quarterly Review for January 1873

FROM: ORESTES BROWNSON, “QUARTERLY REVIEW FOR JANUARY 1873” The Works of Orestes A. Brownson, Vol. XX Collected and arranged by Henry F. Brownson Detroit: H. F. Brownson,...

Generally Speaking

On American moralsAs I also have the habit, and have never been able to imagine how it could be connected with morality or immorality,...

The Newfoundland Quarterly

Vol IV, No. 2 (October 1904)The Old Coat of Arms at Placentia: The French ArmsAlthough the Fleur-de-Lis was from time immemorial used in ornamentation...

Introduction to the Devout Life

31. Pastimes and recreations. To get out into the open air, be entertained by happy, friendly conversation, play the lute or some other musical...

Orthodoxy

G. K. Chesterton, OrthodoxyMen of science offer us health, an obvious benefit; it is only afterwards that we discover that by health, they mean bodily...

My beads

Born either in 1834 in Limerick, Ireland or Norfolk, Virginia, Fr. Ryan was described by a contemporary as having “an open, manly character.” He...

The Ballad of the White Horse

“Mother of God,” the wanderer said, “I am but a common king, Nor will I ask what saints may ask, To see a secret thing.”***“When our last...

In each child

In each childI haven’t the strength to hold For yet one moment more An acrid haze of molten air Shrouds the burning shore Entire town engulfed in flame This...

Gilbert Keith Chesterton

It may be remembered that Miss Dunham noted how Gilbert used to make a mysterious sign in the air as he lit his cigar....