Alfred Edward Housman

Alfred Edward Housman

English classical scholar and poet, best known to the general public for his cycle of poems A Shropshire Lad.
Then the world seemed none so bad, and I myself a sterling lad. And down in lovely muck I've lain, happy - till I woke up again.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:56]
Who made the world I cannot tell; 'Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:35]
“Lovers lying two by two / Ask not whom they sleep beside, / And the bridegroom all night through / Never turns him to the bride.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
The average man, if he meddles with criticism at all, is a conservative critic.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:11]

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