Poems very seldom consist of poetry and nothing else; and pleasure can be derived also from their other ingredients... - A. E. Housman Quotes
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Quote:Poems very seldom consist of poetry and nothing else; and pleasure can be derived also from their other ingredients. I am convinced that most readers, when they think they are admiring poetry, are deceived by inability to analyse their sensations, and that they are really admiring, not the poetry of the passage before them, but something else in it, which they like better than poetry. - A. E. Housman Quotes
  


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