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A. E. Housman – 3 Quotes

 

3 Quotes by A. E. Housman

 

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


Even when poetry has a meaning, as it usually has, it may be inadvisable to draw it out… Perfect understanding will sometimes almost extinguish pleasure.

– A. E. Housman


If a line of poetry strays into my memory, my skin bristles so that the razor ceases to act.

– A. E. Housman