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Tremendous trifles.

by G. K. Chesterton

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 271 p. ;
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14046144M

G. K. Chesterton has a book called Tremendous Trifles. I find that a very apt phrase. There are a large number of tremendous trifles in life. We think they are trifles until we look back and add them up; then we discover that taken as a whole, their effect has been tremendous. It is the same with spiritual growth. A collection of Essays () Preface. These fleeting sketches are all republished by kind permission of the Editor of the Daily News, in which paper they amount to no more than a sort of sporadic diary—a diary recording one day in twenty which happened to stick in the fancy—the only kind of diary the author has ever been able to keep.

  Tremendous Trifles by G K Chesterton, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Literature Network» Gilbert Keith Chesterton» Tremendous Trifles» Tremendous Trifles. Tremendous Trifles. Once upon a time there were two little boys who lived chiefly in the front garden, because their villa was a model one. and a book of Neo-Catholic Philosophy in the other. The man looked at the book and then at the giant, and then.

G.K. Chesterton's Tremendous Trifles is one of my favorite collections of the author's essays. Published in , it contained essays published in The Daily News, which GKC contributed to until The current tome from G. K. Chesterton is from I mean, the book is from before the Soviet Union and the two World Wars - and when it was /5(). Tremendous Trifles contains simply some of the best essays Chesterton ever wrote. They originally appeared in the Daily News, which Chesterton contributed to from to , and which explains why people bought that paper. Besides the quintessential “On Lying in Bed,” the book includes “The Advantages of Having One Leg,” “The.


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