Two more years were to go by before I knew anything about William Blake. Many years later, when his wife died, my godfather gave me the two books as a remembrance.
More Quotes from Laurence Housman:I still think that if the human race, or even one nation, could only get right about its God the rest would follow.
Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers.
The modern form of things had begun to appeal to me, also (as material for satire) politics, and the lives of the great and little, high up in the social scale.
It was then, I think, that I discovered that the best way of bringing a medieval subject home to my generation was not to be medieval in its treatment.
My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books - of poems - better than all mine put together.
At that time I had no notion that I should ever come to live in Somerset - to live actually within the range of what then lay before me.
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My position now, especially in this town, adds an element of skepticism with people you meet - especially girls. I mean, it becomes a lot more difficult.