Piquant excerpts lifted from Touchstone editors' own reading & listening.
Therefore your end is on you,
Is on you and your kings,
Not for a fire in Ely fen,
Not that your gods are nine or ten,
But because it is only Christian men
Guard even heathen things.
—G. K. Chesterton
The Ballad of the White Horse (1911)
Commonplaces #30 —
Nov/Dec 2019 —