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Adversity
Engrave this Quote The troubles of our proud and angry dust
Are from eternity, and shall not fail.
Bear them we can, and if we can we must.
Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
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Alcohol/Alcoholism
Engrave this Quote Ale, man, ale's the stuff to drink for fellows whom it hurts to think.
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Engrave this Quote Malt does more than Milton can to justify God's ways to man.
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America
Engrave this Quote In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.
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Authors & Writing
Engrave this Quote On occasions, after drinking a pint of beer at luncheon, there would be a flow into my mind with sudden and unaccountable emotion, sometimes a line or two of verse, sometimes a whole stanza, accompanied, not preceded by a vague notion of the poem which they were destined to form a part of.... I say bubble up because, so far as I could make out, the source of the suggestions thus proffered to the brain was the pit of the stomach.
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Idealism
Engrave this Quote We for a certainty are not the first have sat in taverns while the tempest hurled their hopeful plans to emptiness, and cursed whatever brute and blackguard made the world.
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Persistence
Engrave this Quote The troubles of our proud and angry dust are from eternity, and shall not fail. Bear them we can, and if we can we must. Shoulder the sky, my lad, and drink your ale.
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Reading
Engrave this Quote Good literature continually read for pleasure must, let us hope, do some good to the reader: must quicken his perception though dull, and sharpen his discrimination though blunt, and mellow the rawness of his personal opinions.
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-A.E. Housman, The Name and Nature of Poetry
Remembrance
Engrave this Quote That is the land of lost content, I see it shining plain, the happy highways where I went and cannot come again.
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Silence
Engrave this Quote And silence sounds no worse than cheers
After death has stopped the ears.
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-A.E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad, 19, 'To an Athlete Dying Young'
Snow
Engrave this Quote About the woodlands I will go
To see the cherry hung with snow.
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-A.E. Housman, A Shropshire Lad
War
Engrave this Quote Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.
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