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Sea-green Incorruptible

(The). So Carlyle called Robespierre in his French Revolution.

“The song is a short one, and may perhaps serve to qualify our judgment of the `sea-green incorruptible.' ” —Notes and Queries, September 19th, 1891, p. 226.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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