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.
“Here of a Sunday morning / My love and I would lie, / And see the coloured counties, / And hear the larks so high / About us in the sky.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
“Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
And malt does more than Milton can To justify the ways of God to man.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:51]
That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come againMore 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 [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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