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Pagan Papers  (1894) 
by Kenneth Grahame

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PAGAN PAPERS: By Kenneth Grahame


Of this Edition 450 Copies have been printed for England

PAGAN PAPERS

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PAGAN PAPERS

BY KENNETH GRAHAME

LONDON: ELKIN MATHEWS and

JOHN LANE: VIGO STREET

CHICAGO: STONE and KIMBALL

MDCCCXCIV

Edinburgh: T. and A. Constable, Printers to Her Majesty.

With one exception, all these 'Papers' have appeared in the columns of the National Observer, and are printed here by the kind permission of that Journal. I am indebted to the St. James's Gazette for leave to include 'A Bohemian in Exile.'

K. G.

Kensington, October 1893.

CONTENTS

PAGE
THE ROMANCE OF THE ROAD, 1
THE ROMANCE OF THE RAIL, 9
NON LIBRI SED LIBERI, 15
LOAFING, 22
CHEAP KNOWLEDGE, 29
THE RURAL PAN, 34
MARGINALIA, 39
THE ETERNAL WHITHER, 45
DEUS TERMINUS, 51
OF SMOKING, 56
AN AUTUMN ENCOUNTER, 63
THE WHITE POPPY, 68
A BOHEMIAN IN EXILE, 73
JUSTIFIABLE HOMICIDE, 83
THE FAIRY WICKET, 89
ABOARD THE GALLEY, 93
THE LOST CENTAUR, 99
ORION, 104

THE GOLDEN AGE

PAGE
THE OLYMPIANS, 113
A WHITE-WASHED UNCLE, 119
THE FINDING OF THE PRINCESS, 126
'YOUNG ADAM CUPID', 137
THE BURGLARS, 147
SNOWBOUND, 158