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Housman

[hous-muh n] /ˈhaʊs mən/
noun
1.
A(lfred) E(dward) 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar.
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  • They both asked us all to entertainments, but Housman explained that we had guests ourselves every day.

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  • At that moment there was a lull in the general conversation and Housman overheard us.

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  • I asked Housman to dinner with me and told him that he had much better get Mrs Housman back.

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  • Housman was proud of his Madeira and annoyed with us for not drinking enough.

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  • Bridge in the evening; Miss Housman lost, which annoyed her.

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  • Housman then asked her to sing a song from The Merry Widow, which she did.

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  • Housman announced his intention of going to Mass with Mrs Housman this morning.

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  • Among others, Housman's partner and Esther Lake, the contralto.

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  • Housman came out of the house as I was standing at the door.

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  • Housman said that they must leave cards in the afternoon and take a drive in the Cascine.

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Housman

/ˈhaʊsmən/
noun
1.
A(lfred) E(dward). 1859–1936, English poet and classical scholar, author of A Shropshire Lad (1896) and Last Poems (1922)
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