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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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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

HenryLeerhenry: Needlessly cruel. “I see In many an eye that measures me The mortal sickness of a mind Too unhappy to be kind. Undone with misery, all they can Is to hate their fellow man;" - from Poem XLI ― A.E. Housman, 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

queerlitbot: Shake hands, we shall never be friends, all’s over; I only vex you the more I try. A. E. Housman, XXX

EmeliaShit: 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. --A. E. Housman

golgikanji: I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made. - A.E. Housman

timoandres: I do feel not enough notes app apologies quote 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!

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

LauraCreatesArt: Now, and I muse for why and never find the reason, I pace the earth, and drink the air, and feel the sun. Be still, be still, my soul; it is but for a season: Let us endure an hour and see injustice done. - from Be Still, My Soul, Be Still by 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

EDB19seventysix: 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. 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

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

GarzaWords: From "The Name and Nature of Poetry," A.E. Housman Reader, I laughed

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

DanielCuffe: That episode of Morse was the last: 'The Remorseful Day'. It was my first introduction to both A E Housman - his words spoken so meaningfully by John Thaw - and Fauré's Requiem.

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

MalikBedarBakht: The thoughts of others Were light and fleeting, Of lovers' meeting Or luck or fame. Mine were of trouble, And mine were steady; So I was ready When trouble came. - 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

RabbiHarvey: Today as I turn 40, I think of my favorite poem, 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.”

MikeWalshWriter: Here dead we lie because we did not choose, / To live and shame the land from which we sprung. / Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose, But young men think it is, and we were young’ – A. E. Housman, Here Dead We Lie.

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

margocwatt: A Short Analysis of A. E. Housman’s ‘How Clear, How Lovely Bright’ – Interesting Literature

Kulambq: ~ A. E. Housman, "Loveliest of trees, the cherry now"

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

LangkirKliwon: Stars, i have seen them fall, But when they drop and die No star is lost at all From all the star-sown sky. The toil of all that be Helps not the primal fault; It rains into the sea And still the sea is salt. - A.E. Housman ➖

LangkirKliwon: The Laws of God, The Laws of Man by A. E. Housman 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; And if my ways are not as theirs Let them mind their own affairs.

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jude_hr9: “And since to look at things in bloom Fifty springs are little room, About the woodland I will go To see the cherry hung with snow.” - A. E. Housman, “A Shropshire Lad”

PaulJThinks: To mark the first of May here's one of my favourite poems by AE Houseman. Captures, so beautifully, the bitter sweet sense of the passing of time.

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ianduhig: A. E. Housman died on this day in 1936. He gained his poetic super powers after being bitten by a radioactive house.

crankyuncle2: OTD 1936 A. E. Housman, English poet (A Shropshire Lad), dies at 77

Kulambq: ~ J. M. W. Turner, "Sunset" 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. ~ A. E. Housman (died on 30 April 1936), "How Clear, How Lovely Bright"

chaven: "I do not choose the right word, I get rid of the wrong one."— A.E. Housman, who died on this date in 1936

khaomaneecats: "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

PetloverHermine: 30Apr/1936: British poet A.E. Housman dies in Cambridge, U.K. His ashes will be buried outside St Laurence’s Church in Ludlow, Shropshire. A cherry tree will be planted there in his memory. He’s 77

CaptionsMatthew: 'What are those blue remembered hills' A.E. Housman

Lucy11456210: Nature Will neither care nor know.” (A.E. Housman)

mayoman1: Loveliest of Trees 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

1930sN: Died: A. E. Housman, 77, English classical scholar and poet.

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

mdhcambridge: A. E. Housman really casts a spell, doesn’t he? This poem’s words, moods, and movements, have been turning in my head all day.

Kulambq: Here dead lie we because we did not choose To live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; But young men think it is, and we were young. ~ A. E. Housman

MalvHillsTrust: "Loveliest of trees, the cherry now Is hung with bloom along the bough" A E Housman perfectly describes the fruit trees that are blossoming this spring. Find out more about the orchards and fruit trees we care for and where to see the blossom:

ThenTwasI: The second stanza of Auden's poem 'A.E. Housman'. Exceptional

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

ThenTwasI: A.E. Housman is my favourite poet - I don't think the best, but certainly my favourite. And for some reason, I've never really written about him. I am spending the next 8 weeks writing my Master's dissertation on AEH and Christina Rossetti and I am so excited

rebeccaromani: ON a rainy Monday- such Springtime beauty... And I think of AE Housman and this poem: From A Shropshire Lad: 2: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now 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

Dylan_Housman: European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen told The New York Times Sunday that Americans will need a literal vaccine passport to travel to the E.U. in summer 2021.

CazzaLaRouge: In case you wanted a list of all of A.E.Housman's euphemisms for death in A Shropshire Lad, here they are. An old A-Level exercise we did to prep for coursework

fourshadesofna1: “And like a skylit water stood The bluebells in the azured wood” A E Housman Ph me

MaxColeArt: “The pools and rivers washed so clean The trees and clouds and air, The like on earth was never seen, And oh that I were 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

ben_zi0n: 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

horne_tooke: “Lie you easy, dream you light, And sleep you fast for aye; And luckier may you find the night Than ever you found the day.” ― A.E. Housman, 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

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

loserleopard: 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

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. Click the link!

Kulambq: "I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made." ~ A. E. Housman, from "The Laws of God, The Laws of Man"

escondidocreek: And there’s the windflower chilly With all the winds at play, And there’s the Lenten lily That has not long to stay And dies on Easter 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

InlibroV: "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 The Name and Nature of Poetry

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

plastic_bio: The most important truth which has ever been uttered, and the greatest discovery ever made in the moral world. - A. E. Housman

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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

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

JohnHundeslit: '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

iAmFlyRock: 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

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

clorgu: 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, Last Poems, IX

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

amlitreader: Boston Marathon bombing, today in 2013 ahead of Patriots Day "To-day, the road all runners come, Shoulder-high we bring you home, And set you at your threshold down, Townsman of a stiller town."

chinnypanda_: 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 KYCINE RafaJoyMulingPagtatagpo

Mofongo58: “The signal-fires of warning They blaze, but none regard; And on through night to morning The world runs ruinward.” ― A.E. Housman Kensington Ave., Philadelphia on a Weekend.

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

Antoine_setfree: A Grecian lad as I here tell, One that many loved in vain, Looked into a forest well And never looked away again. There, when the turf in Springtime flowers, With downward eye and gazes sad, Stands amid the glancing showers A jonquil, not a Grecian lad A.E. Housman

NekooYas: Stars, I have seen them fall, But when they drop and die No star is lost at all From all the star-sown sky. The toil of all that be Helps not the primal fault, It rains into the sea, And still the sea is salt. - A. E. Housman

TomLondon6: Loveliest of Trees 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. 1/2

JackPendarvis: "Doctor, I think my arm is broken!" "Here's some 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

drmikefraser: A. E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad II: Loveliest of trees, the cherry now (1896)



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