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Post by KevinS » June 30th, 2020, 1:09 pm

Twelve Types by G. K. Chesterton (1874 - 1936).

Short biographical essays of twelve persons central to European culture. ( KevinS)
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Post by KevinS » June 30th, 2020, 1:10 pm

A good project for the newcomer who wants to take on a bit more.

I will DPL and also read Chapter 2.
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Post by knotyouraveragejo » June 30th, 2020, 1:40 pm

I'll set this up for you, Kevin. Be back shortly with the MW.
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Post by KevinS » June 30th, 2020, 1:41 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 1:40 pm
I'll set this up for you, Kevin. Be back shortly with the MW.
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Post by alanmapstone » July 1st, 2020, 1:17 am

These essays look really interesting so I must read something. I will take section 3 (Byron) as he rather fascinates me, a great poet but an appalling human being.
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Post by KevinS » July 1st, 2020, 8:18 am

alanmapstone wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 1:17 am
These essays look really interesting so I must read something. I will take section 3 (Byron) as he rather fascinates me, a great poet but an appalling human being.
Byron's chapter is yours. Thank you!
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Post by Kalamareader » July 1st, 2020, 11:19 am

Hi there,

While this might be "A good project for the newcomer who wants to take on a bit more", even though I may not qualify as a 'newcomer', may I claim sections 8 (Stevenson) and 10 (Tolstoy) please. I have read from these two authors for LV, and am interested to read what Chesterton says about them.

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Post by KevinS » July 1st, 2020, 11:22 am

Kalamareader wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 11:19 am
Hi there,

While this might be "A good project for the newcomer who wants to take on a bit more", even though I may not qualify as a 'newcomer', may I claim sections 8 (Stevenson) and 10 (Tolstoy) please. I have read from these two authors for LV, and am interested to read what Chesterton says about them.

Thanks,

Wayne
Welcome! We're just allowing one chapter per person for the time being. Which would you like?
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Post by Kalamareader » July 1st, 2020, 11:24 am

Kevin/Jo,
KevinS wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 1:10 pm
A good project for the newcomer who wants to take on a bit more.

I will DPL and also read Chapter 2.
As to the 'intro', do you think that we should also put the name of the chapter/subject somewhere? Just a thought.

Wayne
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Post by KevinS » July 1st, 2020, 11:26 am

Kalamareader wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 11:24 am
Kevin/Jo,
KevinS wrote:
June 30th, 2020, 1:10 pm
A good project for the newcomer who wants to take on a bit more.

I will DPL and also read Chapter 2.
As to the 'intro', do you think that we should also put the name of the chapter/subject somewhere? Just a thought.

Wayne
I'll do that. I just assumed people would begin with the chapter title. Thanks!
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Post by tcjsavannah » July 1st, 2020, 12:09 pm

Another Chesterton! I would love to claim section 4, please.

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Post by KevinS » July 1st, 2020, 12:17 pm

tcjsavannah wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 12:09 pm
Another Chesterton! I would love to claim section 4, please.

-- Chad
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Post by Kalamareader » July 1st, 2020, 12:29 pm

Kevin,

OOPS!! I DIDN'T SEE THE BIG RED BOLD NOTICE

OK, what if I start with Stevenson: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/twelvetypes_08_chesterton_128kb.mp3

Time: 11:35

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Post by KevinS » July 1st, 2020, 12:51 pm

Kalamareader wrote:
July 1st, 2020, 12:29 pm
Kevin,

OOPS!! I DIDN'T SEE THE BIG RED BOLD NOTICE

OK, what if I start with Stevenson: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/twelvetypes_08_chesterton_128kb.mp3

Time: 11:35

Wayne
I guessed Tolstoy!

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Post by Kalamareader » July 1st, 2020, 1:05 pm

Kevin,

It might have been but Stevenson was first on the list and well.....

Wayne

P.S. Of course if I could do Tolstoy........ :wink:
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