Clay lies still, but blood’s a rover;
Breath’s a ware that will not keep.
Up, lad: when the journey’s over
There’ll be time enough to sleep.

A. E. Housman (1859-1936) English scholar and poet [Alfred Edward Housman]
A Shropshire Lad, #4 (“Reveille”), st. 6 (1896)
Added on 15-Oct-10 | Last updated 15-Oct-10
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