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Quotation by A.E. Housman
On Wenlock Edge the wood's in trouble;
His forest fleece the Wrekin heaves;
The gale, it plies the saplings double,
And thick on Severn snow the leaves.
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. On Wenlock Edge (A Shropshire Lad, XXXV). . .
The Collected Poems of A. E. Housman. (1965) Henry Holt.
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