A Quote by Alfred Edward Housman on heart


When I was one-and-twenty I heard him say again, "The heart out of the bosom Was never given in vain; 'Tis Paid with sighs aplenty And sold for endless rue. And I am two-and-twenty, And Oh, 'tis true, 'tis true."

A.E. Housman (1859 - 1936)

Source: A Shropshire Lad, 1896, no. 13, st. 2

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