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propertian: strong a.e. housman energies in the degree to which this essay is less an "analysis" than an outraged eight-page roast, complete with bullet points in my outline like "deeply awkward absence of parallelism (unforgivable)"

BF_Armstrong: I read some A. E. Housman at a ball last night and a confused/impressed person thought that I had written it myself... If I were to write my own poetry I probably wouldn’t use the word “lad” with such frequency

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

hibahshabkhez: Oh who is that young sinner with the handcuffs on his wrists? And what has he been after, that they groan and shake their fists? And wherefore is he wearing such a conscience-stricken air? Oh they’re taking him to prison for the colour of his hair. --- A. E. Housman on Wilde

G_Bienvenu: 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. A. E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

upfromthesea: A Shropshire Lad by A. E. Housman, Samuel West - Reviews ...

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

AHealthyBod: A. E. Housman quotes

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

hibahshabkhez: “First don: O cuckoo, shall I call thee bird, Or but a wandering voice? Second don: State the alternative preferred, With reasons for your choice.” ― A.E. Housman

TomLondon6: LOVELIEST OF TREES, THE CHERRY NOW by A. E. Housman Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. 1/3

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

recitepi2025: “Oh, when I was in love with you, Then I was clean and brave, And miles around the wonder grew How well did I brave. And now the fancy passes by, And nothing will remain, And miles around they’ll say that I am quite myself again.” A.E.Housman (1859-1936)

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

paulica40x: Laurence has been suffering from gouty eczema, well earned: his doctor has limited him to whisky + he made no progress. So he called in another doctor, who ordered him a bottle of Burgundy a day: he mended rapidly and is now well A.E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

justAfanDavid: ... Agued once like me were they, But I like them shall win my way Lastly to the bed of mould Where there's neither heat nor cold. But from my grave across my brow Plays no wind of healing now, And fire and ice within me fight Beneath the suffocating night.” ― A.E. Housman

irenebaebaae: 4. Out of Africa A. E. Housman, “To an Athlete Dying Young” Now you will not swell the rout Of lads that wore their honours out, Runners whom renown outran And the name died before the man.

dburke88220: With rue my heart is laden For golden friends I had, For many a rose-lipt maiden And many a Lightfoot lad. By Brooks too far for leaping The Lightfoot boys are laid; The rose-lipt girls are sleeping In fields where roses fade.  A.E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

fortune_unix: This is for all ill-treated fellows Unborn and unbegot, For them to read when they're in trouble And I am not. -- A. E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

1917script: “Life, to be sure, Is nothing much to lose, But young men think it is, And we were young” - A.E. Housman

jofr: The title of the book was inspired by a poem from A.E. Housman which asks "What shall I do or write against the fall of night?" Somehow these lines must have touched Arthur C. Clarke during the times of WW II.

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

iMoGalore: Writers Inspirational Quotes Nature, not content with denying him the ability to think, has endowed him with the ability to write. - A. E. Housman

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