Norman web page presents us with an perception into Housman the poet, the coed and the man.
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At home there were daily Bible-readings in the family circle for many years, * but secular reading aloud A Worcestershire Lad 27 happily also found a place. * Lucy was 'a good reader' and gave them Scott and Thackeray and Tom Moore as well as Shakespeare; Edward read Pickwick. In other ways the family made its own entertainments: they were fond of word-games and play-acting, * and had some skill in composing comic verse. In all these activities, Alfred was the moving spirit. He had, his sister Kate recalled after his death, 'a way of making things he did amusing as well as interesting.
This was Thomas Herbert Warren, then only twenty-four and a brand-new classical Fellow of Magdalen, who within eight years was to become President of the college, and was to serve in that capacity for fortythree years. * Warren, a former scholar of Balliol, had won the Hertford Scholarship for Latin in 1873, and the intention of the St John's tutors in farming out Housman must have been to have their promising new scholar coached for this prestigious award, which had been won in their time by such men as Jowett, Conington and Nettleship.
E. Housman: A Critical Biography commending that his interest had gone in directions not required by the Schools ... "* In ancient philosophy his work for his tutors had been so 'ludicrously bad' (according to one of the dons of his college) as to suggest that he was treating it with contempt. '* The Second Public Examination in Literae Humaniores in 1881 began on 27 May. Candidates were required to sit fifteen papers, and opportunity to display a detailed knowledge of the text of Propertius was signally lacking.
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