Author: A.E. Housman
Title: A Shropshire Lad
Original publication date: 1896
First words: From Clee to heaven the beacon burns
Quotations: When I was one-and-twentyI heard a wise man say,"Give crowns and pounds and guineasBut not your heart away;Give pearls away and rubiesBut keep your fancy free."But I was one-and-twenty,No use to talk to me.When I was one-and-twentyI heard him say again,"The heart out of the bosomWas never given in v
Last words: And luckless lads will wear themWhen I am dead and gone.
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