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A E Housman Quotes

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'I find Cambridge an asylum, in every sense of the word.'

'In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.'

'Great literature should do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions'

'Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think.'

'Three minutes thought would suffice to sort this out but thought is irksome and three minutes is a long time'

Born in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
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Time is but the shadow of the world upon the background of Eternity. - Jerome K Jerome
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Original Globe Theatre Burns Down - 1613, Battle of Cropredy Bridge - 1644, 1st Edition of the Daily Telegraph - 1855, Sons and Lovers Published - 1913, First British Credit Card Launched - 1966
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