Quotation by A.E. Housman

Ay, look: high heaven and earth ail from the prime foundation;
All thoughts to rive the heart are here, and all are vain:
Horror and scorn and hate and fear and indignation—
Oh, why did I awake? When shall I sleep again?
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. Be still, my soul (A Shropshire Lad, XLVIII). . .

The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman. (1965) Henry Holt.
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