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.
“The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
“I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:29]
I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never madeMore Alfred Edward Housman quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
“With rue my heart is laden / For golden friends I had, / For many a rose-lipt maiden / And many a lightfoot lad.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]

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