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Quotation by A.E. Housman
And round that early-laurelled head
Will flock to gaze the strengthless dead,
And find unwithered on its curls
The garland briefer than a girl's.
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. To an Athlete Dying Young (A Shropshire Lad, XIX). . .
The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman. (1965) Henry Holt.
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