Hilaire Belloc-he dropped the other appendages at an early age-was born at La Celle, near Paris, on July 20, 1870. His father, Louis Swanton Belloc, was well known as a barrister throughout France. Bessie Rayner Belloc, his mother, was of Irish extraction. Somewhere in his immediate background was an infusion of Pennsylvania Dutch blood. His mother, who lived into her nineties and died in 1914.
Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953) was the son of a French lawyer and an English suffragette. The family moved to England after the father's death in 1872. Hilaire became a great scholar and writer of books, poems, and essays. This volume of essays was compiled by Belloc and focuses on cultural and historical issues from his own perspective, often contrasting a Catholic position with contemporary.
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The Great Inquiry; faithfully reported by Hilaire Belloc and ornamented with sharp cuts drawn on the spot by G. K. Chesterton (1903) Caliban's Guide to Letters (1903) also The Aftermath or, Gleanings from a busy life; Emmanuel Burden, Merchant (1904) novel; Avril: essays on the French Renaissance (1904) criticism.
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The Online Books Page. Online Books by. Hilaire Belloc (Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953: At the Sign of the Lion, and Other Essays From the Books of Hilaire Belloc (multiple formats at archive.org) Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953: Avril: Being Essays on the Poetry of the French Renaissance (Gutenberg text).
Synopsis: Belloc turns his powerful mind, erudition, robust common sense and supreme confidence in the Catholic Faith to a host of topics, including The New Paganism, Legend, Usury, The Schools, The Two Cultures of the West, The Catholic Church and The Modern State, etc. Belloc predicted--and explains--the chaos we now witness. This brilliant work is a tonic sorely needed by Catholics today!
Hilaire Belloc Author (1870 - 1953) Hilaire Belloc was born in France and educated at Newman’s Oratory School and at Balliol College, Oxford. From 1906 to 1910 he was Liberal MP for Salford and literary editor of the Morning Post. As well as writing books of verse and novels, he also wrote on religious, social, and political topics. BIBLIOGRAPHY. Verses and Sonnets (1896) The Bad Child’s.