John Stuart Blackie Quote

I'll sing you a ditty that needs no apology — Attend, and keep watch in the gates of your ears! — Of the famous new science which men call Geology, And gods call the story of millions of years.


Lays and Legends of Ancient Greece: With Other Poems, A Song of Geology (p. 20), Sutherland and Knox. Edinburgh, Scotland. 1857

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I'll sing you a ditty that needs no apology — Attend, and keep watch in the gates of your ears! — Of the famous new science which men call...

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I'll sing you a ditty that needs no apology — Attend, and keep watch in the gates of your ears! — Of the famous new science which men call...

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I'll sing you a ditty that needs no apology — Attend, and keep watch in the gates of your ears! — Of the famous new science which men call...

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I'll sing you a ditty that needs no apology — Attend, and keep watch in the gates of your ears! — Of the famous new science which men call...