A Pie ce of Cha lk by G Che er on r ememb er one s pl endi d m orn ng al bl ue and s ver i n t he ummer hol day wh en on a hat of som e sort and picked up a wal ki ng st ck and put si x very bri ght
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A Pie ce of Cha lk by G Che er on r ememb er one s pl endi d m orn ng al bl ue and s ver i n t he ummer hol day wh en on a hat of som e sort and picked up a wal ki ng st ck and put si x very bri ght

S ha a g re t d l in act s he had t oo much an d s he mi oo k t he pur po e a nd t he at onal e of t he exist enc b ro n p ap er S he see ed t ha ve an i ea t ha a p erso n wan ed b ro n p ap er h e m ust e want ng t e up arcel s whi ch was he ast t

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A Pie ce of Cha lk by G Che er on r ememb er one s pl endi d m orn ng al bl ue and s ver i n t he ummer hol day wh en on a hat of som e sort and picked up a wal ki ng st ck and put si x very bri ght




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A Pie ce of Cha lk by G Che er on r ememb er one s pl endi d m orn ng al bl ue and s ver i n t he ummer hol day wh en on a hat of som e sort and picked up a wal ki ng- st ck, and put si x very bri ght co ured cha ks n my po cke hen wen nt o t he ki che n whi ch, al ong wi h he rest o t he hous e, el nged t o a v er s qu ar e an d s en bl e ol d w oman i a Su ex v ag e) a d a ed he r a o t o f t kitc if sh ha a y b ro p r. S ha a g re t d l; in act s he had t oo much an d s he mi oo k t he pur po e a nd t he at onal e of t he exist enc b ro n p ap er. S he see ed t ha ve an i

ea t ha a p erso n wan ed b ro n p ap er h e m ust e want ng t e up arcel s; whi ch was he ast t hi ng I wanted t do i nd eed i i s a t hi ng whi ch I have f und t be be nd ent al cap aci ence s he welt very m uch o n t he ryin q lit ie s o f t ss a e ra in the m te ria l. I e la ine to he r th t I ly wa te to d p ic tur s o it , an tha t I d id no t wa t t to e re in the lea st; tha t f ro m y p int o f vie , t re fo re , i t wa s a q ti , t o f t c siste y, ut of res nsi ve sur ace, a t hi ng co arat vel i rr el evant in a p rce W hen she rs to tha t I w te to d ra sh o ff re to o rw lm m w

ith n te -p r. t hen t ed t o expl ai n t he at her el cat e l ogi cal s hade, t hat I not onl l ked br own ap er, b ut l ke he ua y ro nn ess n pa er, just as I ke he ua y of b ro nn ess in O to r w s, o r in b r. B ro p r re re se ts the p rim l t ili t f t fi rs t t il f cr tio , an w ith a rig t-co lo re lk o r t yo ic o t p ints o f f ire in it, par of ol d, an d bl ood- ed, an d ea ee e e f er ce s ar t at s pr an ou of vi ne d arkness A t hi s I s ai (i n an off hand way) to th o ld w an; and I ut t he ro n p ap er in m y p et alo ng wit h the c ha ks, and p ssi y othe r t hings. I s up

se every one m ust have ref ect ed how pri eval and how po et cal are t he t hi ng s tha one carri es i n one s cket t he p cke t-kn ife, f r i nst ance, he t e o al hum an t s, t he of t s or d. On I pl d t o w a b oo of po ms e a bo t i my ts. B t I fo it w ld b to lo ; an the a o f t gr t ep ic s is p st. h m s ck and m kni e, m chal ks m y b ro n pa er, I went ut on t t he re t d s. . . I c ro ss ed one s well of vi ng t urf af er another l ki ng f r a pl ace t s do wn and raw. D no for hea ven' s sake, imagine I was goi ng t s ket ch f rom N at ure. I was going o draw devi an d s er aphi

m, an d bl nd ol d go s that men wor hi pp ed bef ore he dawn ri a d s ai i r obes of a c ms on a d s ea of s an e ee a d a t he acr ed or mons ous s mb ol s tha lo k so wel i n br gh col our on br own paper T hey are muc h be er wort h drawing t han N at ure; a so hey are m uch easi er t draw. W hen a c slo ing b y in the fi ld ne t t m , a m re a rtist m igh t ha d ra i t; b t I al ways get wrong i n t hi nd l egs of qua ruped s. So I rew t he soul of a co w; whi ch I saw t he re p la inly al ki ng be re me in he sunl ght and t he soul was al purp e and silve r, a ha se ho rn s a the yste ry

t t b lo s to a ll sts. B t t I c ld ot w a c ay on g et t e bes ou of t e an ds ca pe, i doe n ot f ol ow at t e an ds ca pe was not get ng t he b est o t o f m . A t hi s, I hi nk, i s he m st ake t hat pe e m ake ab ut t he o po et s li ved be re W rdswo rt h, and were s up sed no t care very a t N tur b se the y d id no t d sc rib it m . ey pr ef erred wr a bou g ea me t o w a bou g ea h bu t ey s at on he gre at hil s t writ e it . he ga ve o ut m uc h l ess ab ut ature , ut he y dra nk i n, p erh ap s, much mo e. hey pai nt ed he whi e ob es of hei hol vi gi ns wi h he bl ndi ng now, at

ic th y h s ta re a ll d y. . . T g re ss f a th sa g re le s lus te re into l g f of Rob Hood T bl of a s core o f or ot s be me he b ue rob es of t he V rgi n. T he i sp ira ti n went i n l ke sunbeam s and cam e o ut l ke llo . ut as I s at s cr awl ng t hes e s f gu es o n t he brown paper, i b ega n t o dawn on me, m great dis gust t hat I had l ef one chal k, and t hat a m st exq ui si e and ess ent al chal k, ehi nd I searched all m po cket s, but I co ul no fi nd a ny w hi e chal k. N w, t ho se who ar e ac qu ai ed wi a t e ph os oph ( ay r el on ) whi ch i t pi ed t e ar of ra ing o

b ro p r, k tha t w it is p sitive a e sse tial. I c t av id re rk ing he re up a m ra l sign ifi . O o f t w is a a ful tru ths w ic this row n- ap er art reveal s, s hi s, hat whi e s a co ur. It s no a m ere ab sence of co ur; it is a sh inin a a ff irm tive thin , as fi a s re , as d finite a s b la . W , so to sp ea k, y ur p en cil gro s re ho , i d raw s ro ses; w he n gro s wh e-ho , d raw s st ars. nd one of t he t wo or t hr ee def ant ve es of t he bes r el gi ous mo al of r eal rist ani f r examp e, i s exactl t hi s same t hi ng; t he chi ef ass ert n of rel gi us mor al i Vi ce

of mo al d ang er vi ue i a vi vi d and s epar at e t hi ng l ke pai n or a par cul ar s mel M er cy s t t ing ru l, r sp rin le re o r p ish t; it s a p la in p sitive thin li the su , w ic o ha s e ithe r se o r n t se . hast do es not m ean ab st ent n f rom s exual wrong; m eans s et hi ng f am ing, ke Jo an o A . In a wo rd , p aints n m an y co urs; bu he ne ve r p aints so go rgeousl I had al st s ai s gaud as when H e p ai nt s n whi e. In a sens e o ur age has r eal ed hi f act and expr es ed i n our s ul en cos ume. F or i i wer e r eal t ue hat wh e wa a bl an an d c ol ou es t n eg

at e an d n on commi al t en w e wou d be se inste o f b la a gr y fo r th fun re l d re ss o f th is p ssim istic p rio . W ic is t t c se . ile I c ld no t f ind m y c lk. s at on t he hi i n a s ort of des pai T her e wa no t own n ear at wh ch it was ev en rem el pro ab e t here wo ul be s uch a t hi ng as an art st s co urma n. A nd yet wi ho ut any whi e, m ab sur l e p ct ures wo ul be as nt ess as he wo rl wo ul be i t here wer e n o good peop e i n i I s ar ed s upi dl round, rack ng my bra n f or e xpedi ent T hen s uddenl s oo d up and r oare d wi h l aug ht er ag ai n a nd ag ai n,

s o hat t he cows s ar ed at me an d c al ed a commi ee I mag e a man i t e Sa ar a eg et at e ad o s an d f or is ho r-g la ss. Im ine a ge tlem in m id -o w ish ing tha t he ha b ro t so sa lt wa er w h hi m f or h c emi ca e per men I w as s on a i mmen e wa eh ou e of whi e chal k. T he l and scape was mad e ent rel of whi e chal k. W hi e chal k w as p ed m re es unt et he sky I st ed and roke a ece of t he rock I s at on: did no m ark o w el a t e op c al do, bu i gave he e ec An d I s ood t er e a t an ce of pl ea e, r ea t at t Sout er E an d i n ot on a g an d pe a, a d a t adi on a c

ivilisa tio ; i t i s so thin e m re a ira le . It i s a p ie o f ch lk
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.K . C hes te rton - 2 On Run ni ng Aft er On es Hat by G Che er on f a a mo s e on h t L on do h be n f oo ded my abs en ce w e a m i t e mer e cou M own B at er ea h as be en I u der an d, rtic la rly fav re a s a m ting o f t w te rs . B tter se w s a lre y, as I n ha rd ly ay t e mos be au of h man l cal es. N ow at i h as t e addi on al s pl en dou of s o w t m b s q i i t l ( or wat er cape) of my own om ant c own. at er ea mus be a vi on of eni ce. T he boat hat bro ught t he m eat f rom t he b ut

cher' s ust ha s t a ng t ho se l anes of ri ng si ver wi h he st range smo hness he go nd a. he greengroce r b ro ght cab ages t t he co rner t he Latchme re R ad m ust have l eant upo n t o ar wi h t he uneart hl grace of t he go nd er. T here s no hi ng s pe rf ect po et cal as an i sl and and a d istric t i s flo it b s a a rc ip la . c sid r su ro tic v ie s o f flo o r fire s ligh tly la ing in re lit y. B t re lly hi s rom ant c vi ew o s uch i nco nveni en s is q ui e as pract cal as he o her. T he t rue st wh o s ee i s ch t a oppor f or e oy men i qu e as l og ca and much mo e se nsi

bl e t han t he ordi nar "In di gn ant Rat epay er " who s ees i n t hem an oppor f or g mbl Rea pa a i t e ca e of be b urnt a Smi el d or ing a to tha , i s a p it iv thin ; i t ca b su rte , b t sc rc ly en jo ye . B t, fter a ll, o r to tha s a re the e tio , an a s fo r b in b rn t at S ithfield , i t o ly hap ens t us at t he very l ngest i nt erval s. A nd m st of he i nco nveni enc s that m ake en swear or wo en cry are r eal s ent en ta l o r i agi nat ve i nco nveni ences - t hi ngs al og et er of t e mi d. For i an ce w e of en h ea g own- up peopl e compl ai of av t o h an a bou a

r ai wa s at on an d w ai f or a t ai D d y ou e er h ea a s mal boy la in o f ha ing to ha a t a r ilwa y sta tio a w it fo r a tra in? N ; f r to him o be i ns de a ra way st at on i t o be ns de a c ave n of wonder an d a pal ace of poet cal pl eas ur es B eca us e t o hi m t he ed gh an d t he gr een l gh on t he gn al ar e l ke a n ew un an d a ne w moo n. B eca us e t o hi m when t he woo en a rm o t he gn al f al down dden i i a i a g ea k h ad own dow h s af as a si gnal a nd st ar ed shrieking t urn am en o t rains. I yself a o l e b ys' ha i n thi s m att er. T he y al so er ve who

onl s and a nd wai f or t he wo f een hei med at ons may be f ul of r ch and f ui ul t hi ng M any o the mo pur pl e h our of my l e h ave been pas ed at ap ham Junct n, whi ch i s no w, I supp se, un er wat er. I have b een t here i n m any s so f xed and m st cal t hat he water ght well have co e up m wai st be re I not ced i pa rt cul arl B ut i n t he case of al such anno ances, as I have s ai every hi ng ep end s up n t he em nal p nt o view. Y u can saf el ap t he t est t al st every o f t thin s tha t ar c rr tly ta lke o f as th typ ic l nu isa o f d ily lif . i t i a c i t i i u t h t

r a o 's ha . hy sho uld i b e u np ea san t the w ell rd ere a nd p us nd N m ere y be ca use i s runni ng, and runni ng exhaust s ne. T he same p eo e run much fa ste r n gam es and sp rts. T sa p le ru m m re e rly a fter a un inte ti ; l itt le lea the r b ll t w a a n s h T i a i t i i h t r a o 's hat an d when peop e s ay i i hu mi at ng hey mean hat i i comi c. I ce ai nl i comi c; bu ma i a v er c omi c cr ea e, a d mos of t e he doe a e comi c e at f or nst ance. nd t he m st co c hi ngs al are exactl he t hi ngs hat are mo st wo rt h do ng s uch as making ve. A m an runni ng af er a

hat i s no ha s ri cul us as a man runni ng fter a w ife. w a m an co ul if he f el ri ght i n t he m at er, run af er hi s hat wi h t he m anl est ardo ur the m st sa re j . H m igh t re rd him se lf s a jo lly tsm p rs ing a w ild ani mal f or c er ai nl no a ni mal coul d be wi der. I n f act I am i ncl ned t o bel eve t hat t-hu ting o w ind y d ys w ill b the sp rt o f t up r c la sse s in th futu re . T re w ill be a mee of l adi es an d en eme on ome ou d on a mor ey w be ol d t at t e pr of es on al a en dan h av e ar ed a at i s ch- and- ch a t ck et or wha eve be t he ech ni cal t er

m. N ot ce hat t hi empl oym en w in he ul es degr ee co ne spo rt wi h hum ani ari ani sm. he hunt ers wo ul feel that t hey were no i nf ct ng pai n. N ay t hey woul d f eel t hat t hey wer e i nf ct ng pl eas ur e, r ch, al mo r ot ous pl eas ur e, the p le w w re lo ing o . W la st I sa a o ld ge tlem ru ing a fter his hat i n H de ar k, ol d h m t hat a hea o ben evol ent as hi ough t o be f ed wi h pea ce tha s a t t tho t o f ho m u ff te p le su re his e ry g stu re a b ily tti tud w re a t t t m t giv ing to the c ro . he ame pri nci pl e c an be appl ed t o eve ot her t pi cal dom

esti c wor A gen eman ng t o get a f out of t he mi k or a pi ece of co k out of hi gl as of wi ne of en magi nes ms el t o be i at ed. Le h m t f or a momen of t e p at ence a er s by ark po s, and l et hi s soul be i ed at el i rr ad at ed w h grat cat n and repo se. A gai n, h av e own s ome peopl e of v er mode vi ews dr en by t ei di es t o t e e of heol ogi cal t er ms t o whi ch hey at ach ed no doct nal s gn can ce, mer el becau e a ra r w s ja ti t an the y ld t ll it t. frien o f m ine w s p rtic la rly af cted in t hi way E ver day hi dra wer was j amm ed, an d eve day i n c ons

equen ce was s et hi ng el se t hat rhy es t i B ut I nt ed o ut to hi that thi s sens e o wrong was r eal s ubj ect ve and r el at ve; i r es ed en el upon t he as umpt on t hat t he draw er coul d, s houl d, an d woul d com e out ea "B ut i " I ai "y ou pi ct ur e t o y our el t hat ou a pu a s om po a d o pp e my t s gg e wi be om erel exci ng and not exaspe rat ng. Im agi ne hat you are tuggi ng up a l eb at out t he sea Imagine t hat y u are r ng up a f el w- creat ure out of an A ne crevass Imagine th t yo a re a b y a in e in a tu -o f- r tw F re a E lish." ho rtl y af er sa yi ng his I

eft him ut I ha ve no ub at all t ha m y wo rd s b re the b est po bl e f ui I ha ve no doubt t hat ev er day of hi l e h e h ang on t o t he han dl e of t hat
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.K . C hes te rton - 3 ra r w ith a f lu fac a e ye s b rig t with b ttl , utte rin e ra ing sh ts to im se lf, a se ing to he r a ll ro him the ro r o f an a la ing rin . So I do n ot t t at i i a og et er f an ci or i cr edi bl e t o s ppos e at e en t e oods n London may be ac cept ed an d enj oy ed po et cal N ot hi ng bey ond i nconv eni enc seem s real t have b een caused b them; and inconvenience, as I have s ai

i s nl one sp ect and t hat t he m st uni agi nat ve and acci ent al aspect a real ro tic uat on. An adven ur e i onl an i nconv eni enc e r gh cons dere d. n i nconv eni enc on a a dv en e wr on con der ed. e wa er t at g dl ed e ou es a d s ops of Lon don m i an ha e on i cr ea ed ei pr ev ou w ch er a d w on der For as t e Roman Cat ol c p ri est in t e or s ai d: "W e g ood w e er e ce pt te r," a o a sim ilar p rin ip le , w te r is g w ith e ryth ing e t win .