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Ten·ny·son /ˈtenəsən/
Alfred Lord (1809-92) First Baron, a famous English poet with faith in God, immortality, and the ‘on far off divine event to which the whole creation moves’. As a lyrist, he ranks with the highest in English poetry.
His reputation was established by ‘In Memoriam’ (1850), a long poem concerned with immortality, change, and evolution.