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Posted by: Sarah (209.21.168.---)
Date: April 04, 2000 11:27AM

I am looking for the following poem...

\"The stars have not dealt me the worst they can do...\"

by A.E. Housman (Houseman)

RE: Housman
Posted by: Kris Howard (
Date: April 04, 2000 08:19PM

From \"Additional Poems.\"


The stars have not dealt me the worst they could do:
My pleasures are plenty, my troubles are two.
But oh, my two troubles they reave me of rest,
The brains in my head and the heart in my breast.

Oh grant me the ease that is granted so free,
The birthright of multitudes, give it to me,
That relish their victuals and rest on their bed
With flint in the bosom and guts in the head.

I Hope this helps you... enjoy!!

I will also try to add more to the A E Housman section also.

Kris Howard

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