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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

karenlreyburn: 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

inesdeletras: How one was true and one was clean of stain And one was braver than the heavens are high, And one was fond of me: and all are slain. Ask me no more, for fear I should reply. A. E. Housman

iloveukcoast: Shropshire, as described by the poet A E Housman

idogenomics: The best quote of the day...the week...the century? "The faintest of all human passions is the love of truth" A.E Housman

thelaymansdr: To an Athlete Dying Young by A. E. HOUSMAN. One of my favourite poems

LarsSchall: Far and near and low and louder On the roads of earth go by, Dear to friends and food for powder, Soldiers marching, all to die. A E Housman, from A Shropshire Lad (1896)

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

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

NChaffey: Aha, Blue-remembered (chalk)hills... Stay safe

curategg: If anyone thinks of A.E. Housman today, other than English majors, it's as the author of gloomy poems about dying athletes. But he wrote some funny stuff, like this poem for his godson. Would not be approved by the SPCA

Ramoon_hilario: 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

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

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

intelectualpoet: 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, from Additional Poems: VII

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

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

ChiefsScottish: Yes, lad, I lie easy, I lie as lads would choose; I cheer a dead man's sweetheart, Never ask me whose. A.E. Housman

AodhBC: " ... but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time." A.E. Housman might have shone on Twitter. (From his preface "The Editing of Juvenal", 1905)

armandocuesta1: "The time you won your town the race, We chaired you through the market-place; Man and boy stood cheering by, And home we brought you shoulder-high." ~A.E. Housman

TheQuestionisI: If here, where clover whitens The dead man's knoll, you pass, And no tall flower to meet you Starts in the trefoiled grass, Halt by the headstone naming The heart no longer stirred, And say the lad that loved you Was one that kept his word. A.E. Housman

AHealthyBod: A. E. Housman quotes

mrkwakuofficial: As that unhappy poet A.E. Housman put it: ‘For Nature, heartless, witless Nature Will neither care nor know.’ DNA neither cares nor knows. DNA just is. And we dance to its music. So hey, if atheism is true if u are a Christian, Atheist or Muslim u are just dancing to ur DNA 2/2

RansomOttawa: The countryside is beautiful and varied; It really sucks that I'm dead and buried. --A. E. Housman, summarized

ricdals: it reminds me of a poem entitled "is my team ploughing" by 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

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

op109: Butterworth: Bredon Hill - 5. With rue my heart is laden - YouTube

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

DonPJenn: "With rue my heart is laden For golden friends I had, For many a rose-lipped maiden And many a lightfoot lad." A. E. Housman

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." A. E. Housman

DonPJenn: "I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word." A. E. Housman

mikerburch: A. E. Housman has been one of my favorite poets since I discovered him as a boy, reading poetry independently and trying to figure out how to create the same sort of verbal magic ...

funkyqu33r: “A.E Housman, From (Collected Poems and Selected Prose, Allen Lane, 1988.)”

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

AndrewMackeyUK: 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: A Shropshire Lad

PParkerWriting: I shall be giving a paper on the Edwardian cult of the schoolboy at the Henry Scott Tuke online conference today. Discussing school stories, A.E. Housman, Saki, J.M. Barrie and Forrest Reid, amongst others. Details 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

benreadspoetry: A.E. Housman: ... 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. ❤️

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

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

KellyFrances1: One of my favourites: A. E. Housman – Others, I am not the first

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

lcby: The lavender scents the Elysium fields. "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"

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!

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

kingtrey: “Now hollow fires burn out to black, And lights are fluttering low: Square your shoulders, lift your pack And leave your friends and go. O never fear, lads, naught's to dread, Look not left nor right: In all the endless road you tread There's nothing but the night.”- 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

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

TheAyoOdekunle: Is my Team ploughing by A.E Housman

nasnahil: I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made. A.E. Housman, Last Poems

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

EBloodaxe19: INSIGHT & INNOCENCE Just been to a cafe as is my want. Sitting on my own minding my own business reading poems by A.E. Housman. A Downs Syndrome woman about 20 (difficult to tell age), stopped and said "Are you alright", I said very politely 'I'm fine thank you'. I was in pain!

EBloodaxe19: Free Thinking: A.E. Housman

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

RaspiArduino: 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

hermannkelly: "The house of delusions is cheap to build but drafty to live in." A. E. Housman Let's stop this Trans "birthing parent" nonsense. Only a woman can give birth. Period.

EBloodaxe19: They say my verse is sad: no wonder; Its narrow measure spans Tears of eternity, and sorrow, Not mine, but man's. 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

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

leftofthepincer: 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)

rinkumathew: The faintest of all human passions is the love of truth. — A.E. Housman

perrygreenber13: Watching the playoffs with many tributes to Kobe Bryant’s tragic death at least one of the eulogizer at his funeral should have read A.E. Housman beautiful poem “To an Athlete Dying Young.” It would have made a beautiful eulogy.

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

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

LiteratureFace: "Look not in my eyes, for fear / Thy mirror true the sight I see, / And there you find your face too clear / And love it and be lost like me." (A. E. Housman 1859–1936, 'Look not in my eyes, for fear')

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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MoGalore: 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

Satya72830588: I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made. 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

AWDIIIIIII: "I, a stranger and afraid In a world I never made." A.E. Housman

RaspiArduino: 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

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

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

EBloodaxe19: A SHROPSHIRE LAD by A.E.HOUSMAN: Like many people I had thought Housman was from Shropshire (well you would wouldn't you), but no from Bromsgrove Worcestershire. My Dad had a copy, I have looked high & low for it in the last half hour. If I find it I will change image below.

Alejand81753235: “And if I where obliged, not to define poetry but to name the class of things to which it belongs, I should call it a secretion; whether a natural secretion, like turpentine in the fir, o a morbid secretion, like the pearl in the oyster.” -A. E. Housman by T.S. Elliot.

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

VolokhC: [Sasha Volokh] Poetry Tuesday!: "Loveliest of Trees" by A.E. Housman

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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

ericesheng: and of course the great philologist A. E. Housman was 'ploughed', i.e. failed to obtain even fourth-class honours, in Lit Hum

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

MoGalore: 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: 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

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

barrymosk: "Oh noisy bells, be dumb. I hear you, I will come." -- A.E. Housman, "Bredon Hill"

Ken97109552: Hume Cronyn recites "Bredon Hill" by A. E. Housman

Ken97109552: "Bredon Hill" by A. E. Housman -Hume Cronyn Recites

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

Waayynn: Look not in my eyes, for fear They mirror true the sight I see, And there you find your face too clear And love it and be lost like me A. E. Housman ASLad

Halfbloodkvng: Quote this tweet with 5 of your favorite poems. 1. I will pronounce your name - Leopold Sedar Senghor 2. The way I would like to die - R.E.G Armattoe 3. The executioner's dream - Kwesi Brew 4. To his Coy Mistress - Andrew Marvell 5. To the athlete dying young - A. E. Housman

FolkDevil1: An A E Housman poem turned into a lovely, wistful song.

FolkDevil1: In 1997, Morrissey said his favourite poet was A E Housman, in Autobiography he said of him, "The unresolved heart worked against him in life, but it connected him to the world of poetry, where he allowed (in) complete strangers under his skin".

yankeepapist: whale facts: a e housman either does or does not refer to whales in a shropshire lad and i'm too lazy to look it up

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

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



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