By G. K. Chesterton
Michael Herne is a gradual, unassuming librarian. whilst he's requested to play a king in a medieval play he reluctantly is of the same opinion. After the play is over, even if, unusual issues start to occur. Michael refuses to alter again into his daily outfits and different actors locate it very unlikely to come back to their genuine personality. Set within the early twentieth Century, this is often the exciting tale of the increase of a brand new Don Quixote who introduces a medieval executive into the realm of massive enterprise.
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I was saying,” said Wister, airily, but also a little loftily, “that I fear we have descended to democracy and an age of little men. ” “Yes, of course,” answered the girl, a little mechanically. “We have no giants left,” he resumed. ” “You can‟t really mean, Mr. ” “Well, I think there‟s something in the idea,” said Braintree. ” interrupted the lady, laughing, “you really must stop somewhere. ” G. K. Chesterton - Return Of Don Quixote Page 38 Wister appeared, for some reason or other, to be very much annoyed; almost waspish.
He made his way towards the wing of the building that contained the study, not often penetrated, of the great Lord Seawood himself. He remained there an hour, and came out smiling. Thus it came about that through these manoeuvres, of which he was quite unconscious, the bewildered Braintree, his dark beard and hair seeming to bristle in every direction as he looked about him for enlightenment, found himself that afternoon (after a solemn and mysteriously futile interview with the great capitalist) turned loose by another door into the salon of the aristocracy of intellect which was to complete his education.
I often fall off omnibuses and things; but I couldn‟t have done it better myself. It seems to me, my dear sir, that you are something of a mystery. Now that you are perhaps a little restored by food and drink, especially drink, perhaps you will explain. ” “I confess I should have preferred the latter,” said Mr. Herne, modestly. “Perhaps I was a little dizzy and nervous of the drop, till you startled me into making it. ” “What I want to know is, if you are such an Alpine climber, why did you remain on that ledge of the precipice all night, waiting for the dawn.
The Return of Don Quixote by G. K. Chesterton