Quotation by A.E. Housman

"Oh who are these that kiss and pass?
A country lover and his lass;
Two lovers looking to be wed;
And time shall put them both to bed,
But she shall lie with earth above,
And he beside another love."
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. Along the field as we came by (A Shropshire Lad, XXVI). . .

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