Quotation by A.E. Housman

"Terence, this is stupid stuff:
You eat your victuals fast enough;
There can't be much amiss, 'tis clear,
To see the rate you drink your beer.
A.E. (Alfred Edward) Housman (1859–1936), British poet. Terence, this is stupid stuff (A Shropshire Lad, IV). . .

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