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Alfred Edward Housman

(26 March 1859 – 30 April 1936 / Worcestershire)

Poems of Alfred Edward Housman

1. 1887 1/3/2003
2. Along The Field as We Came By 12/31/2002
3. As Through the Wild Green Hills of Wyre 1/3/2003
4. Be Still, My Soul, Be Still 1/3/2003
5. Bredon Hill 1/3/2003
6. Bring, In This Timeless Grave to Throw 1/3/2003
7. Could Man Be Drunk Forever 1/3/2003
8. Diffugere Nives 1/3/2003
9. Eight O'Clock 1/3/2003
10. Epitaph On An Army of Mercenaries 1/3/2003
11. Far In a Western Brookland 1/3/2003
12. Farewell to Barn and Stack and Tree 1/3/2003
13. Fragment of a Greek Tragedy 12/31/2002
14. From Far, From Eve and Morning 1/3/2003
15. Goodnight 11/28/2014
16. Here Dead We Lie 12/24/2003
17. Ho, everyone that thirsteth 1/3/2003
18. Hughley Steeple 1/3/2003
19. I Hoed and Trenched and Weeded 1/3/2003
20. I: Easter Hymn -new- 12/17/2014

Eight O'Clock

He stood, and heard the steeple
Sprinkle 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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