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.
“Into my heart an air that kills / From yon far country blows: / What are those blue remembered hills, / What spires, what farms are those?”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
“About the woodlands I will go / To see the cherry hung with snow.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
“When I was one-and-twenty / I heard a wise man say, / `Give crowns and pounds and guineas / But not your heart away.'”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
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]
“The Grizzly Bear is huge and wild; / He has devoured the infant child. / The infant child is not aware / He has been eaten by the bear.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]

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