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Questions about the non-fiction work 'The Defendant' (1901) by G. K. Chesterton. Use this tag with the tag [g-k-chesterton].

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What does GKC mean when he says "trees that seemed to take hold upon the stars like a brood of Ygdrasils"?

What does G.K. Chesterton mean when in the beginning of "A Defence of Skeletons" in The Defendant he says: trees that seemed to take hold upon the stars like a brood of Ygdrasils I know ...