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ChristmasBeer: “Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.” - A. E. Housman in A Shropshire Lad

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

BethBrooke8: That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again. A. E. Housman

martinfclarke: 217. Infant Innocence 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

ClarkeMicah: Poem of the night(1) 'To think that two and two are four and neither five nor three, the heart of man has long been sore and long 'tis like to be' A.E.Housman. 'When first this way to fair I took'.

studio_gal: The stars have not dealt me the worst they could do: My pleasures are plenty, my troubles are two. But oh, my two troubles they reave me of rest, The brains in my head and the heart in my breast. -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

duncan_mclaren: And since to look at things in bloom 20 springs are little room, About the woodlands I will go To see the cherry hung with snow. After A.E.Housman, whose 'A Shropshire Lad' Evelyn Waugh had a specially bound copy of - until he fell into debt at Oxford. Happy Clocks Back Month!

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

lhwilkinson: “You cannot store them to warm the winter’s cold, the lad that hopes for heaven shall fill his mouth with mould” - A.E. Housman

rabihalameddine: This was the poem of the day three years ago: The Laws of God, the Laws of Man by 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

kalemkak: A Shropshire Lad - 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

SarahBrahmann: I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made. A.E. Housman The phenomenon of time is something I will never be able to comprehend fully.

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

studio_gal: Ah, past the plunge of plummet, In seas I cannot sound, My heart and soul and senses, World without end, are drowned. A.E. Housman

Nosfrbotu: The laws of God, the laws of Man, He may keep who will, and can; Not I: let God and man decree Laws for themselves and not for me. — 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

ArthurLWood: 'Into my heart an air that kills From yon far country blows: What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those? That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again.' - 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

welfordwrites: Hell Gate, a poem by A E Housman. This journey to Hell and back leaves a lasting and disturbing impression. Click the link!

LoveCarousel: A Shropshire Lad, VIII by A. E. Housman

anonymouscomm14: Good creatures, do you love your lives And have you ears for sense? Here is a knife like other knives, That cost me eighteen pence. I need but stick it in my heart And down will come the sky, And earth's foundations will depart And all you folk will die. - 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

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

BromsgroveDC: A.E. Housman spent his childhood in Bromsgrove. Why not combine your daily physical activity with some exploring and learning around the places which inspired him the most. You can view the trail map here -

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

torque: 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

AHealthyBod: A. E. Housman quotes

Ted_2304: Into my heart an air that kills From yon far country blows: What are those blue remembered hills, What spires, what farms are those? That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again. 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

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

AmmarAl70088015: “Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out... Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.” A. E. Housman

jamie_jean: Ensanguining the skies How heavily it dies Into the west away; Past touch & sight & sound Not further to be found, How hopeless underground Falls the remorseful day. - 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

Just_Enrique: “I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made.” - A.E. Housman “The Laws of God, The Laws of Men”

alienstokes: Mood: 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 broad 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

Sp0on5: Shake hands, we shall never be friends, all’s over; I only vex you the more I try. All’s wrong that ever I’ve done or said, And nought to help it in this dull head: Shake hands, here’s luck, good-bye. (1) -A.E. Housman

Sp0on5: But if you come to a road where danger Or guilt or anguish or shame’s to share, Be good to the lad that loves you true And the soul that was born to die for you, And whistle and I’ll be there. -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

PermaGoddess: “Give me a land of boughs in leaf A land of trees that stand; Where trees are fallen there is grief; I love no leafless land.” ― 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

LoveCarousel: A Shropshire Lad, XXXVI by A. E. Housman

wordsquotefact: razor ceases to act.;A. E. Housman;experience 17355;Your experiences will be yours alone. But truth and best friendship will rarely if ever disappoint you.;Anne Lamott;experience 17356;Experience is the only prophecy of wise men.;Alphonse de Lamartine;experience 17357;Experience

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

Naomi33110: "And how am i to face the odds of man's bedevilment and God's? I, a stranger and afraid in a world i never made." -A. E. Housman

favepoem: "Diffugere Nives" by A.E. Housman, read by William Maxwell. Watch the video on our site

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

drmilindapatil: A moment’s thought would have shown him. But a moment is a long time, and thought is a painful process. -- 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

Snowmoth1: He would not stay for me, and who can wonder?      He would not stay for me to stand and gaze. I shook his hand, and tore my heart in sunder,      And went with half my life about my ways. -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

JoannaMarieHall: “That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, The happy highways where I went And cannot come again.” A Shropshire Lad XL 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

welfordwrites: The house of delusions is cheap to build but draughty to live in. A E Housman

BromsgroveDC: A.E. Housman spent his childhood in Bromsgrove. Why not combine your daily physical activity with some exploring and learning around the places which inspired him the most. You can view the trail map here -

exteric: Terence, this is stupid stuff - 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

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

itsd0ndon: When I was one and twenty I heard a wise man say, "Give crowns and pound and guineas But not your heart away; Give pearls away and rubies But keep your fancy free." 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

AquaponicZoo: 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 broad for leaping, the lightfoot boys are laid; the rose-lipt girls are sleeping in fields where roses fade. A. E. Housman (1859-1936)

ShropHillsAONB: In valleys of springs of rivers, By Ony and Teme and Clun, The country for easy livers, The quiestest under the sun, A E Housman, A Shropshire Lad.

hermitology: Oh never fear, man, nought’s to dread,Look not left nor right: In all the endless road you tread There’s nothing but the night. —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

andreaskuhn: »smart lad, to slip betimes away from fields where glory does not stay, and early though the laurel grows it withers quicker than the rose.« — a. e. housman [to an athlete dying young]

EricThomasNorr1: A poem I wrote as a tribute to A.E. Housman, published in the anthology, “Lovejets,” edited by Raymond Luczak, published by Squares & Rebels Press last year.

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

startnneverstop: A. E. Housman’s Light Verse: ‘The Crocodile’

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

MarkSipps: A. E. Housman's Light Verse: 'The Crocodile'

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

EdwardSmith11: Not many people know that A E Housman (poet/scholar)actually worked as a TM Examiner in the UK. This is taken from Perceval’s biography. Anyone fancy doing his annual appraisal?

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

CSLCHSnMore: 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 broad 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

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

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

TH0MASBAHAMA: “Posting is good, replying is good, but one thing beyond all others is necessary; and that is to have a head, not a pumpkin, on your shoulders and brains, not pudding, in your head.” -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

welfordwrites: Hell Gate, a poem by A E Housman. This journey to Hell and back leaves a lasting and disturbing impression. Click the link!

antonsalvador_: The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in. - A.E. Housman

stabletk: "With Rue My Heart Is Laden" A. E. Housman poem from A Shropshire Lad (1...

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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

the_mic11: Terence, this is stupid stuff by A E Housman (1896) Orwell was a fan of Housman, and wrote that adolescents 'were attracted by the 'blasphemous, antinomian, "cynical" strain' of Housman's poetry, particularly after WW1, which had given rise to a 'huge gulf' between generations.

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

myetcetera: Some of the poems I discussed with my students on Tuesday: - Anna Lætitia Barbauld's "The Rights of Women" (rise, assert thy right!) - A.E. Housman's "The Colour of His Hair" (Oh who is that young sinner) - Langston Hughes's "I, Too" (They’ll see how beautiful I am) 1/2



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