Quotation by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

I see in you also there are movements, tremors, tears, desire for
the melodious,
I salute your three violinists, endlessly making vibrations,
Rigid, relentless, capable of going on for ever;
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936), British poet. Variations on an Air Composed on Having to Appear in a Pageant as Old King Cole (l. 14–17). . .

Faber Book of Parodies, The. Simon Brett, ed. (1984) Faber and Faber.
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