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To rephrase GK Chesterton, we are on the verge of perishing for lack of wonders and lack of wonder.
Sixty years ago, the English writer GK Chesterton wrote, `If an Englishman has understood a Frenchman, he has understood the most foreign of foreigners.
Formed in 1930 by writers including GK Chesterton and Dorothy L.
SIR - GK Chesterton once remarked on how, in modern times, minor morals become stronger as major morals become weaker.
Later guests included another polar explorer Dr Fridtjof Nansen, followed by author GK Chesterton, conductors Sir Malcolm Sargent and Sir John Barbirolli, actors Robert Morley and Sir Ralph Richardson, violinist Yehudi Menuhin, and politician William Whitelaw.
Chesterton started in 1805 when Charles Chesterton, an uncle of the writer GK Chesterton, founded a small estate agency in what was then rural Kensington.
THERE was a time, in the early 20th Century, when GK Chesterton was a very famous author.
Named after a poem by GK Chesterton, it was one of the original funky pub eateries - a genre that has since taken over large parts of the capital's trendier quarters to the dismay of traditional pub folk.
The answers to September's brainteaser are: a) Amanda (in Private Lives by Noel Coward) b) Gustav Mahler (quoted in his biography by Blaukopf) c) Cyril Conno (Ideas and places) d) Captain Robert Falcon Scott in his biography e) GK Chesterton (What I saw in America) f) Hilaire Belloc (Paris)
1874: GK Chesterton, author and poet,was born in Kensington, London.
GK Chesterton wrote: 'Men who begin by boasting that they have cast away all dogmas go on to be incessantly, imprudently and quite irrationally dogmatic.
GK Chesterton said: "When people stop believing in God they don't believe in nothing a they believe in anything.
It has been adapted by Philip Monks from the GK Chesterton original.
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