Quotation by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

the green hells of the sea
Where fallen skies and evil hues and eyeless creatures be;
On them the sea-valves cluster and the grey sea-forests curl,
Splashed with a splended sickness, the sickness of the pearl;
Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936), British poet. Lepanto (l. 54–57). . .

Oxford Book of Modern Verse, The, 1892–1935. William Butler Yeats, ed. (1936) Oxford University Press.
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