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Definition of the noun housman

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  1. English poet (1859-1936)

Phrases with Housman

  1. a. e. housman
  2. alfred edward housman

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Google previewCurrent Literature (1901)

Laurence Housman is the author of the Englishwoman's Love Letters. Mr. Housman is a young man of artistic temperament, thirty-four ...

Google previewThe Oxford Handbook of Victorian Poetry (2013)

by Matthew Bevis

Like Lot, then, Housman is the exceptional ...

Google previewA. E. Housman (1983)

A Critical Biography by Norman Page

Housman is a common little soul, who thinks that the donepicure is a gentlemanly thing – it is not; it's the worst development of snobbish greediness. [ late 1914] Housman was so conscious of being in high company with 106 A. E. ...

Google previewThe Saturday Review of Politics, Literature, Science and Art (1868)

Housman is a Privy Councillor-being Right Honourabled. But Mr. HORSMAN does ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Poetry (2015)

by Robert R. Watson

Also knownas:Alfred Edward Housman (b. 1859–d. 1936) British poet A. E. Housman, an English scholar who often quoted Aristotle, believed that all knowledge was good, even if it was hardwon knowledge, earned with great pain.

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Writers, 19th and 20th Centuries (2009)

by Christine L. Krueger

Housman, Alfred Edward Acquainted with Welsh verse (cynghanned,) Hopkins uses assonance, alliteration, and internal rhyme lavishly, as in these lines from “God's Grandeur”: “And all is seared with trade; bleared, smeared with toil; ...

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Shrewsbury jail is up on the hill above the town's railway station, perhaps inmates can still tell the time by the arrival and departure of trains, In A.E.Houseman's day, prison executions took place at 8am...


"They hang us now in Shrewsbury jail:
The whistles blow forlorn,
And trains all night groan on the rail
to men that die at morn.

EIGHT O'CLOCK (From Last Poems)

He stood, and heard the steeple
Sprinke the quarters on the morning town.
One, two, three, four, to market-place and people
It tossed them down.

Strapped, noosed, nighing his hour,
He stood and counted them and cursed his luck;
And then the clock collected in the tower
Its strength, and struck.

A.E.Houseman 1808-1882.

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Quotes about Housman

I, a stranger and afraid, in a world I never made. (A.E. Housman)
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Scrabble value of H4O1U1S1M3A1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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