Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92) used to be born in Lincolnshire, the 6th of 11 teenagers of a priest. After a youth marked via trauma, he went as much as Cambridge in 1828, the place he met Arthur Hallam, whose untimely dying had an enduring impact on Tennyson's lifestyles and writing. His volumes of Poems (1842) tested him because the best poet of his new release, and of the Victorian interval. He was once created Poet Laureate in 1850 and in 1883 approved a peerage. In T. S. Eliot's phrases, 'He has 3 features that are seldom came upon jointly other than within the maximum poets: abundance, kind and entire competence. He had the best ear of any English poet when you consider that Milton.'

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