In Memoriam

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In Memoriam

Reading experience
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Evidence

Henry Hallam to Alfred Tennyson, on reading In Memoriam: "I know not how to express what I have felt [...] I do not speak as another would to praise and admire: few of them [the poems] indeed I have as yet been capable of reading, the grief they express is too much akin to that they revive. It is better than any monument which could be raised to the memory of my beloved son [Arthur Henry Hallam, to whose death the poems were Tennyson"s response], it is a more lively and enduring testimony to his great virtues and talents that the world should know the friendship which existed between you, that posterity should associate his name with that of Alfred Tennyson."

Source

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Aged 73 [Experience in 1850, born in 1777]

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Accessed on 2019/12/06 07:46:16

Related people
Hallam, Henry
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Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
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In Memoriam

Reading experience
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ukred-21451

Evidence

Henry Hallam to Alfred Tennyson, on reading In Memoriam: "I know not how to express what I have felt [...] I do not speak as another would to praise and admire: few of them [the poems] indeed I have as yet been capable of reading, the grief they express is too much akin to that they revive. It is better than any monument which could be raised to the memory of my beloved son [Arthur Henry Hallam, to whose death the poems were Tennyson"s response], it is a more lively and enduring testimony to his great virtues and talents that the world should know the friendship which existed between you, that posterity should associate his name with that of Alfred Tennyson."

Source

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son

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Reader(s) and listener(s)

Reader
Hallam, Henry
Aged 73 [Experience in 1850, born in 1777]

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1850
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How to cite this record

You can copy this item for personal use, share it, and post it on a blog or website. It cannot be used commercially without permission. Please ensure the following credit accompanies it:

Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/78761
Accessed on 2019/12/06 07:46:16

Related people
Hallam, Henry
Related text or manuscript
Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
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