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Quotation by Sir John Betjeman
Old men who never cheated, never doubted,
Communicated monthly, sit and stare
At the new suburb stretched beyond the run-way
Where a young man lands hatless from the air.
Sir John Betjeman (1906–1984), British poet, broadcaster, writer on architecture. "New King Arrives in His Capital by Air. . ."MDaily Newspaper (l. 9–12). . .
Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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