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A.E. Housman (1859–1936)

English poet and scholar. He was the eldest of seven children born to Edward Housman, a solicitor, and Sarah Jane Housman (née Williams). Housman was brought up and educated in Worcestershire, winning a scholarship to Bromsgrove School in 1870. In 1877 he won another scholarship, to St. John's College, Oxford, where he studied classics. In his ... See full bio »

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 1964 King & Country (poem "Here dead lie we because we did not choose" - uncredited)
 1953 Titanic (poem "When I Was One-and-Twenty" - uncredited)
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 1980 The Dogs of War ("Epitaph on an Army of Mercenaries")
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 2006 The History Boys (acknowledgment: quotations from "A Shropshire Lad" and "On Wenlock Edge the Wood's in Trouble")

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