Gilbert K. Chesterton
"To My Father"
Heretics was copyrighted in 1905 by the John Lane Company.
This electronic text is derived from the twelth (1919) edition
published by the John Lane Company of New York City and printed
by the Plimpton Press of Norwood, Massachusetts. The text carefully
follows that of the published edition (including British spelling).
Gilbert Keith Chesterton was born in London, England on the 29th
of May, 1874. Though he considered himself a mere "rollicking journalist,"