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Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892
The English poet Lord Alfred Tennyson was named Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during the largest part of Queen Victoria’s reign. He is, indeed, often regarded as the main figure of the Victorian age in poetry. He remains, nowadays, one of the most popular British poets.

His poetry is said to be remarkable for its metrical variety, its rich descriptive imagery and its exquisite verbal melodies.
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The Lord let the house of a brute to the soul of a man,
And the man said, "Am I your debtor?"
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