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Definition of the noun housman
What does housman mean as a name of something?
- English poet (1859-1936)
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Current Literature (1901)
Laurence Housman is the author of the Englishwoman's Love Letters. Mr. Housman is a young man of artistic temperament, thirty-four ...
by Matthew Bevis
Like Lot, then, Housman is the exceptional ...
A. 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. ...
Housman is a Privy Councillor-being Right Honourabled. But Mr. HORSMAN does ...
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.
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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- Housman display
An excellent display with books and CDs for sale dedicated to the poet AE Housman, author of 'The Shropshire Lad'. He's buried beside St Laurence's church, just yards from this display.
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- HOUSMAN'S SHREWSBURY
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...
A SHROPSHIRE LAD (Part).
"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.
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