Quotation by A.E. Housman

He stood, and heard the steeple
Sprinkle the quarters on the morning town.
One, two, three, four, to market-place and people
It tossed them down.
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. Eight O'Clock (l. 1–4). . .

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