But England never was Puritan. It would have been almost as unfair to call the rise of Henry of Navarre "Puritan France. But it is especially in the matter of the Middle Ages that the popular histories trample upon the popular traditions.
But England never was Puritan. Of the sort of waxwork history which is thought sufficient for the side-show of the age of abbots and crusaders, a small instance will be sufficient.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton. The Victorian Age In Literature. Gilbert Keith Chesterton. The Incredulity of Father Brown. The Return of Don Quixote. On the bookshelvesAll.
A Short History of England Текст. Автор:Gilbert Keith Chesterton. Great injustice is done to the English aristocratic government of the time through a failure to realize this fundamental difference, especially in the case of America. Читать книгу на смартфоне или планшете. There is a wrong-headed humour about the English which appears especially in this, that while they often (as in the case of Ireland) make themselves out right where they were entirely wrong, they are easily persuaded (as in the case of America) to make themselves out entirely wrong where there is at least a case for their having been more or less.
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Chesterton Gilbert Keith. By Gilbert Keith Chesterton, a prolific English critic and author of verse, essays, novels, and short stories, best known for his series about the priest-detective Father Brown. His non-fiction work . A Short History of England appears a popular summary of the English history, differing from the pedant style of the text books. Avoiding dry citation of dates and locations, Chesterton casts new light onto modern myths that have filled the history nowadays. MoreLess Show More Show Less.
Cecil Chesterton (brother). Gilbert Keith Chesterton KC SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) was an English writer, philosopher, lay theologian, and literary and art critic. Chesterton wrote around 80 books, several hundred poems, some 200 short stories, 4000 essays, and several plays. He was a literary and social critic, historian, playwright, novelist, Catholic theologian and apologist, debater, and mystery writer. In a work of 1917, titled A Short History of England, Chesterton considers the royal decree of 1290 by which Edward I expelled Jews from England, a policy that remained in place until 1655.
A Short History of England. A Short Talk on a Short History.
Download Gilbert K. Chesterton. s A Short History of England for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. It is true that Green called his book "A Short History of the English People"; but he seems to have thought it too short for the people to be properly mentioned. For instance, he calls one very large part of his story "Puritan England.