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  • The program started off ascetically with "Six Studies in English Folksong" which the program warned us were "very melancholic," continued with a song cycle for violin and tenor called "Along the Field" to poems by A.E. Houseman, and finished off the first half with insanely Pre-Raphaelite lushness to a song cycle set to Dante Gabriel Rosetti poems called "The House of Life."

    Thomas Glenn Sings Vaughan Williams

  • Confessions of an Activist yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Confessions of an Activist'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: A.E. Houseman said, "I a stranger and afraid in a world I never made."

    Confessions of an Activist

  • He also got me into A.E. Houseman, who wrote a lot of poems about dead young men his poetry became very popular during WWI.

    We soldiers of all nations who lie killed. | Mind on Fire

  • I would remind you, if you really want to go back to another time, in the 19th century, A.E. Houseman wrote a poem to an athlete dying young, where he said, Well, maybe it's consolation that you died before your skills withered and you weren't able to do it, and you had to look back on when you were great.

    CNN Transcript Oct 12, 2006

  • And working on that above quote, I will start speaking about ‘Loveliest of Trees, The Cherry Now’ by A.E. Houseman and ‘The Lake Isle of Innisfree’ by William Butler Yeats.

    Poetry and the Senses

  • The title Blood’s a Rover comes from A.E. Houseman, and the stanza from which it’s taken finishes, ‘Up lad, when the journey’s over/There’ll be time enough for sleep’.

    Engrossing obsessions

  • Finzi, and Vaughan Williams all set poems by A.E. Houseman to music, too.)

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