A(lfred) E(dward) 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar.
Historical Examples

They both asked us all to entertainments, but Housman explained that we had guests ourselves every day.
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At that moment there was a lull in the general conversation and Housman overheard us.
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I asked Housman to dinner with me and told him that he had much better get Mrs Housman back.
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Housman was proud of his Madeira and annoyed with us for not drinking enough.
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Bridge in the evening; Miss Housman lost, which annoyed her.
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Housman then asked her to sing a song from The Merry Widow, which she did.
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Housman announced his intention of going to Mass with Mrs Housman this morning.
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Among others, Housman’s partner and Esther Lake, the contralto.
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Housman came out of the house as I was standing at the door.
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Housman said that they must leave cards in the afternoon and take a drive in the Cascine.
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A(lfred) E(dward). 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar, author of A Shropshire Lad (1896) and Last Poems (1922)


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