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Quotation by Gilbert Keith Chesterton
They haven't got no noses
The fallen sons of Eve;
Even the smell of roses
Is not what they supposes;
But more than mind discloses
And more than men believe.
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936), British author. The Song of Quoodle, The Flying Inn, ch. 15 (1914).
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