Quotation by Sir John Betjeman

The big blue eyes are shut which saw wrong clothing
And favourite fields and coverts from a horse;
Sir John Betjeman (1906–1984), British poet, broadcaster, writer on architecture. "New King Arrives in His Capital by Air. . ."—Daily–Newspaper (l. 5–6). . .

Oxford Book of Light Verse, The. W. H. Auden, ed. (1938) Oxford University Press.
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