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 laws of God, the laws of man he may keep that will and can; not I: let God and man decree laws for themselves and not for me.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]
Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:17]
Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/30/2011 09:08:59]
Oh I have been to Ludlow fair, and left my necktie God knows where. And carried half way home, or near, pints and quarts of Ludlow beer. 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]
“Malt does more than Milton can to justify God's ways to man.”More Alfred Edward Housman quotes [08/07/2007 12:08:00]

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