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Poem by Alfred Edward Housman


More Poems. 28. He, Standing Hushed, a Pace or Two Apart


He, standing hushed, a pace or two apart,
        Among the bluebells of the listless plain,
Thinks, and remembers how he cleansed his heart
        And washed his hands in innocence in vain.



Alfred Edward Housman


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