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Ballad of the White Horse

Narrated by: Sinead Dixon
Length: 1 hr and 40 mins
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This epic poem is about Alfred the Great's defense of Christian England against the pagan Viking invaders. The decisive battle is fought in sight of a white horse mark made on a hill, after which the poem is named. As the white horse mark must be continually maintained by weeding to be clearly seen, Chesterton sees it as a symbol of the continual struggle to maintain the Christian culture and values for which Alfred the Great fought.

©2018 G.K. Chesterton (P)2018 Oregan Publishing

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