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Ernest Dowson

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They are not long, the days of wine and roses. Out of a misty dream, our path emerges for a while, then closes, within a dream.

— Ernest Dowson

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And I was desolate and sick of an old passion.

— Ernest Dowson

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I understand that absinthe makes the tart grow fonder.

— Ernest Dowson

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They are not long, the days of wine and roses.

— Ernest Dowson

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In anticipation of the anniversary of Dowson's birth on 2 August 2010 his grave which had fallen derelict and been vandalized was restored. His mother who was also consumptive hanged herself in February 1895 and soon Dowson began to decline rapidly. His prose works include the short stories collected as Dilemmas (1895) and the two novels A Comedy of Masks and Adrian Rome (each co-written with Arthur Moore).

He is associated with the Decadent movement. Ernest Christopher Dowson (2 August 1867 – 23 February 1900) born in Lee London was an English poet novelist and writer of short stories.

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