"Even the religious poems are political, being a commentary on the current state of the Church of England" 
113092A Broad Minded Bishop Rebukes The Verminous St. FrancisGilbert Keith Chesterton
If Brother Francis pardoned Brother Flea,
There still seems need of such strange charity,
Seeing he is, for all his gay goodwill,
Bitten by funny little creatures still.
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