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PAGAN PAPERS: By Kenneth Grahame


Of this Edition 450 Copies have been printed for England

 

PAGAN PAPERS

 

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 GALLERY, 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