SCOUR THE HORSE ANEW: AN ANALYSIS OF G.K. CHESTERTON’S EPIC POEM “THE BALLAD OF THE WHITE HORSE”

It was the poem said to have been a major inspiration for J.R.R. Tolkien when he wrote The Lord of the Rings, and heralded as one of the last epic poems to be written in the English language.

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After the ‘45

“Oh, da,” he said, with a trembling voice, "Why must I make this terrible choice To leave yourself and the maiden I love, Go fight for James Edward’s right to his glove?

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