‘Ring Out, Wild Bells’: A Poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Taken from his long elegy In Memoriam, published in 1850, this poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-92) virtually concludes the cycle of poems as a whole. In Memoriam A. H. H. is an elegy, comprising a whopping 133 cantos, for Tennyson’s friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who had died suddenly in … Continue reading ‘Ring Out, Wild Bells’: A Poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson