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MVafaifar: 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

missconstrude: A Shropshire Lad: XIII by A. E. Housman When I was one-and-twenty I heard a wise man say, ‘Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away; Give pearls away and rubies But keep your fancy free.’ But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me...

Morty_Josh: I replied that I could no more define poetry than a terrier can define a rat, but that I thought we both recognized the object by the symptoms which it provokes in us. ~ A. E. Housman

alibraryimplies: Therefore, since the world has still Much good, but much less good than ill, And while the sun and moon endure Luck’s a chance, but trouble’s sure, I’d face it as a wise man would, And train for ill and not for good. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

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

alibraryimplies: They put arsenic in his meat And stared aghast to watch him eat; They poured strychnine in his cup And shook to see him drink it up: —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

NewYorkSun: A.E. Housman had a talent, as great as any in English poetry, for making formal verse seem a simple thing for expressing a thought.

goodymas: 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

TammyTu78097268: Last Poems (A.E. Housman, 1936 Hardcover) No Dust Jacket Vintage Very Good Cond

apgInSville: " 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

bachbeethoven: March 26 otd b. 1859 – A. E. Housman, English poet, scholar (d. 1936) b. 1874 – Robert Frost, American poet, playwright (d. 1963) b. 1911 – Tennessee Williams, American playwright, poet (d. 1983) d. 1827 – Ludwig van Beethoven, German pianist, composer (b. 1770) /3

NewYorker: A. E. Housman, born on this day in 1859, inspired not only a huge literary following with his book “A Shropshire Lad” but generations of musicians, including the British rocker Morrissey. What about his poetry continues to resonate with the English soul?

RayBoomhower: “They say my verse is sad: no wonder. Its narrow measure spans Rue for eternity, and sorrow Not mine, but man's 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, born on this day in 1859

pauljimerson: It’s the birthday of English poet and scholar A.E. Housman, born in Worcestershire, England (1859). Housman is remembered for his two collections of poems — A Shropshire Lad (1896), about life in the pastoral English countryside, and Last Poems (1922).

pauljimerson: “Good literature continually read for pleasure must, let us hope, 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.” ~ A.E. Housman

crankyuncle2: Born OTD 1859 A. E. Housman, English poet (A Shropshire Lad), born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England (d. 1936)

RTFireflyEsq: And since to look at things in bloom Fifty springs are little room, About the woodlands I will go To see the cherry hung with snow. A. E. Housman, from A SHROPSHIRE LAD

ericesheng: ‘We for a certainty are not the first / Have sat in taverns while the tempest hurled / Their hopeful plans to emptiness’ —A. E. Housman

contentmo: 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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NathanFrancis__: “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.” Poems:

PetloverHermine: 26Mar/1859: Alfred Edward (A.E.) Housman is born at Valley House in Fockbury, a hamlet outside Bromsgrove, Worcs. He’ll be baptised one month later at Christ Church in Catshill, Worcs.

alibraryimplies: They shook, they stared as white’s their shirt: Them it was their poison hurt. —I tell the tale that I heard told. Mithridates, he died old. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

CelebBirthdayUK: March 26 Today is the anniversary of the birth of A. E. Housman Fred Karno Robert Frost Guccio Gucci Tennessee Williams Sterling Hayden Harry Rabinowitz Strother Martin Charles Wheeler Elizabeth Jane Howard Leonard Nimoy James Caan Teddy Pendergrass Leigh Bowery

HBurpday: March 26 Today is the anniversary of the birth of A. E. Housman (1859) Fred Karno (1866) Robert Frost (1874) Guccio Gucci (1881) Tennessee Williams (1911) Sterling Hayden (1916) Harry Rabinowitz (1916) 1/2

SharlandNM: It's A.E. Housman's birthday (happy 164th, buddy). He wrote good poems.

Humanists_UK: Humanist poet A E Housman was born on this day in 1859. In this quote, Housman hits upon a lovely sentiment (especially for a Sunday!) – that each day can be an adventure, an opportunity to learn something new, and a chance to discover more about this world we live in.

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

alibraryimplies: They shook, they stared as white’s their shirt: Them it was their poison hurt. —I tell the tale that I heard told. Mithridates, he died old. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

kiringakuru2020: A. E. Housman "Loveliest of trees, the cherry now" Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide.

lujainibra: "The Laws of God, The Laws of Man" by A.E. Housman (poetry reading)

iswearenglish: When green buds hang in the elm Poem A. E. Housman - Summary Analysis - When green buds hang in the elm A. E. Housman 1859 – 1936

poemtoday: It nods and curtseys and recovers When the wind blows above, The nettle on the graves of lovers That hanged themselves for love. The nettle nods, the wind blows over, The man, he does not move, The lover of the grave, the lover That hanged himself for love. A E Housman

poemtoday: A E Housman and Reginald Dwayne Betts ...

JonathanWeinb11: That’s “The Secret Sits” by Frost, and “Terence, This is Stupid Stuff” by A E Housman.

eaj_miles: After finally buying a copy of A Shropshire Lad, I have found myself thinking about A E Housman and his poems for weeks. His use of place, his description of landscape, his evocation of loss and nostalgia, his melancholic connection of each all resonates.

iswearenglish: When I Was One-and-Twenty Poem by A.E. Housman - Summary Analysis - When I Was One-and-Twenty by A.E. Housman 1859 – 1936

DonPJenn: To-day I shall be strong, No more shall yield to wrong, Shall squander life no more; Days lost, I know not how, I shall retrieve them now; Now I shall keep the vow I never kept before. How Clear, How Lovely Bright - A. E. Housman

TonyAtambi: - No coffin, no grave - Jared Angira - To an athlete dying young - A. E. Housman

iswearenglish: With Rue My Heart Is Laden Poem by A.E. Housman - Summary Analysis - With Rue My Heart Is Laden by A.E. Housman 1859 – 1936

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

L3galtool: To an Athlete Dying Young by A.E Housman The Road Not Taken by Robert Frost

welfordwrites: On Wenlock Edge, a poem by A E Housman. A poem from “A Shropshire Lad” that relates modern angst to that of an ancient Roman.

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

iswearenglish: They Say My Verse is Sad Poem by A.E. Housman - Summary Analysis - They Say My Verse is Sad by A.E. Housman 1859 – 1936

iswearenglish: Loveliest of Trees Poem by A.E. Housman - Summary Analysis - Loveliest of Trees by A.E. Housman 1859 – 1936

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Wajiha90_: Past touch and sight and sound Not further to be found, How hopeless under ground Falls the remorseful day (A.E. housman)

DanRattelle: "The Lent Lily" by A.E. Housman

radical__middle: THE ART OF THE FOOTNOTE "Mr. A. E. Housman has affirmed that 'good religious poetry...is likely to be most justly appreciated and most discriminately relished by the undevout.' There is a hard atom of truth in this, but if taken literally it would end in nonsense." -TSE, 1932

shekar_venu: “When the bells justle in the tower The hollow night amid, Then on my tongue the taste is sour Of all I ever did.” - 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

PeterSpafford: A.E.Housman set to a country honky tonk vibe. Roll over Housy. And we all love a cherry blossom.

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

ShorrockColin: Check out A Shropshire Lad (A. E. Housman - 1923) (ID:62846)

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

sheenathornton: Because I liked you better Than suits a man to say, It irked you, and I promised To throw the thought away. To put the world between us We parted, stiff and dry; ‘Good-bye,’ said you, ‘forget me.’ ‘I will, no fear’, said I … A. E. Housman

alibraryimplies: Therefore, since the world has still Much good, but much less good than ill, And while the sun and moon endure Luck’s a chance, but trouble’s sure, I’d face it as a wise man would, And train for ill and not for good. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

rudy2582: Today, the road all runners come, Shoulder-high we bring u home, & set u at ur threshold down, Townsman of a stiller town. Smart lad, to slip betimes away From fields where glory does not stay & early thru the laurel grows It withers quicker than the rose - A.E. Housman

arealmofwonder: This evening's offering comes from A.E. Housman's 'A Shropshire Lad'. (1/3)

JYAiLing: - A. E. Housman, Because I Liked You

UnrulySonne: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough, And stands about the woodland ride Wearing white for Eastertide. A. E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad

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ABritSeven: A Short Analysis of A. E. Housman’s ‘How Clear, How Lovely Bright’

alibraryimplies: Therefore, since the world has still Much good, but much less good than ill, And while the sun and moon endure Luck’s a chance, but trouble’s sure, I’d face it as a wise man would, And train for ill and not for good. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

Interestream55: Who made the world I cannot tell;'Tis made, and here I am in hell.,A.E. Housman, More Poems,creation, earth, hell,

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

Audienic417: Malt does more than Milton can To justify God's ways to man.,A. E. Housman,drink, , drinking, drinkers,

_ayyumii: Experience has taught me, when I am shaving of a morning, to keep watch over my thoughts, because, if a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act. -A. E. Housman RALPHGAIL ISIPBATAsaSHOWTIME

alibraryimplies: Therefore, since the world has still Much good, but much less good than ill, And while the sun and moon endure Luck’s a chance, but trouble’s sure, I’d face it as a wise man would, And train for ill and not for good. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

zboncak11vfc: The Classical Papers of A E Housman: Volume 1, 1882–1897 W3DSZNY

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

UnrulySonne: On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble; His forest fleece the Wrekin heaves; The gale, it plies the saplings double, And thick on Severn snow the leaves. A E Housman, from A Shropshire Lad

oddy4real: Sometimes, do u feel indispensable? Like life will end the moment ur own life is ended? Go and read ‘Is my team Ploughing’ by E. A Housman

FaryalAhmedN: ‘When I was one-and-twenty I heard a wise man say, “Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away; Give pearls away and rubies But keep your fancy free.” But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.’ - A. E. Housman

oddy4real: By A. E Housman from his anthology ‘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

Hotterlo3040: I a stranger and afraid in a world I never made.,A. E. Housman,ways, overcome, fear,

OzzyKin57794201: FAVORITE POEM 2: THE LAWS OF GOD, THE LAWS OF MAN (A. E. HOUSMAN)

Nervans3820: Give me a land of boughs in leafA land of trees that stand,Where trees are fallen there is grief,I love no leafless land.,A.E. Housman,autumn, fall, inspirational,

QuantTrendy5602: You smile upon your friend to-day,To-day his ills are over;You hearken to the lover's say,And happy is the lover.'Tis late to hearken, late to smile, But better late than never:I shall have lived a little whileBefore I die for ever.,A.E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad,death, life,

AppalachiaAstro: I should have known A.E. Housman did a Manilius translation.

RTFireflyEsq: So here's an end of roaming On eves when autumn nighs: The ear too fondly listens For summer's parting sighs, And then the heart replies. A. E. Housman, from LAST POEMS

William25459698: Ok A E Housman Limbeck is used in Macbeth do you really need to be so obscure "lost Poems"

alibraryimplies: They shook, they stared as white’s their shirt: Them it was their poison hurt. —I tell the tale that I heard told. Mithridates, he died old. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman

JohnSte40163279: The prescience of A. E. Housman: this was 'the day when heaven was falling/The hour when earth's foundations fled.'

DonPJenn: 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 - A Shropshire Lad

DonPJenn: Ensanguining the skies How heavily it dies Into the west away; Past touch and sight and sound Not further to be found, How hopeless under ground Falls the remorseful day. How Clear, How Lovely Bright A. E. Housman

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hanniespdf: a. e. housman, he would not stay with me and who can wonder

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

EngDeptAMA: A E Housman kind of morning…

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

EricThomasNorr1: In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning. -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

meisterslinger: Is my team ploughing--so I can use my car? --A. E. Housman

Sharky_Irish: "When I was one-and-twenty..." by A. E. Housman (1859-1936) When I was one-and-twenty I heard a wise man say, 'Give crowns and pounds and guineas But not your heart away; Give pearls away and rubies But keep your fancy free.' But I was one-and-twenty, No use to talk to me.

alibraryimplies: Therefore, since the world has still Much good, but much less good than ill, And while the sun and moon endure Luck’s a chance, but trouble’s sure, I’d face it as a wise man would, And train for ill and not for good. —terence, this is stupid stuff, a.e. housman



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