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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

DiluciaNiall: A.E Housman in 1933 demonstrating one memorable way of getting a lecture audience on side...

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

evanrazz: 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

hanifanurrr: -A. E. Housman "When I was one-and-twenty"

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

CatilinaSergius: When Adam day by day Woke up in Paradise, He always used to say 'oh, this is very nice.' But Eve from scenes of Bliss Transported him for life. The more I think of this The more I beat my wife. - 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

FranzForlorn: When I came last to Ludlow Amidst the moonlight pale, Two friends kept step beside me, Two honest lads and hale Now Dick lies long in the churchyard And Ned lies long in jail, And I come home to Ludlow, Amidst the moonlight pale. - LVIII. A Shropshire Lad, A.E. Housman.

NORTHTRENTON: Happy Birthday to William Massey (d. 1925) and Theodore Tuffier (d. 1929), A.E. Housman (d. 1936), Adolf Hurwitz (d. 1919), Andre Prevost (d. 1919), Fred Karno (d. 1941), Ahmed Fuad Pasa (d. 1936), Dorothea Bleek (d. 1948), Robert Frost (d. 1963) and Max Abraham (d. 1922).

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

ChartersAndCo: The Farms Of Home Lie Lost In Even 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

konallis: Today's poem from A Poem for Every Day of the Year is 'Loveliest of Trees' by A.E. Housman.

friedgella: 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, "Loveliest of Trees"

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

clivescollins1: Woke this morning to see, in A. E. Housman’s words, “...the cherry hung with snow”. The last time I recall this in Tokyo was 1984. The world is upside down.

p3k0works: Because I Liked You : A.E. Housman

kthluvrr: heres a poem for a new day : ) -> The Lent Lily by A. E. Housman - poem anon — this was refreshing to read <3

up_divine: [POEM] A.E. Housman - A Shropshire Lad II (1896?)

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

AnneLouiseAvery: Happy Birthday for yesterday, A.E. Housman (26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936).

McalisterAndrew: It does indeed. Very much so. A E Housman: “.. About the woodlands I will go.” Alas I don’t have anywhere near his fifty Springs left! It is my favourite season.

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

rabbit_fighter: From far, from eve and morning And yon twelve winded sky The stuff of life to knit me Blew hither, here am I. -A.E. Housman What strange bits of poetry do you have memorized?

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

SemprePhi: On the anniversary of A.E. Housman's birth, here is "To an Athlete Dying Young."

nyartguy: Born Mar. 26: Edward Bellamy, A.E. Housman, Robert Frost, Duncan Hines, Guccio Gucci, Chips Rafferty, Tennessee Williams, William Westmoreland, Sterling Hayden, Strother Martin, Bob Elliott, Leonard Nimoy, Teddy Pendergrass

AHRonaldMA1: The birthday of A. E. Housman, among many other things a past master of snark. "Three minutes thought would suffice to find this out; but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time."

Book_Addict: Happy birthday English poet and scholar A. E. Housman [Alfred Edward Houseman] (March 26, 1859), author of "A Shropshire Lad" (1896) et al.

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