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Poem by Alfred Edward Housman


More Poems. 41. He Looked at Me with Eyes I Thought


He looked at me with eyes I thought
        I was not like to find,
The voice he begged for pence with brought
        Another man to mind.

Oh no, lad, never touch your cap;
        It is not my half-crown:
You have it from a better chap
        That long ago lay down.

Once he stept out but now my friend
        Is not in marching trim
And you must tramp to the worlds end
        To touch your cap to him.



Alfred Edward Housman


Alfred Edward Housman's other poems:
  1. More Poems. 9. When Green Buds Hang in the Elm Like Dust
  2. More Poems. 40. Farewell to a Name and a Number
  3. Additional Poems. 2. Oh Were He and I Together
  4. Additional Poems. 11a. They Shall Have Breath that Never Were
  5. More Poems. 37. I Did Not Lose My Heart in Summers Even


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