'Crossing the Bar'

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'Crossing the Bar'

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"""Crossing the Bar"" was written in my father"s eighty-first year, on a day in October when we came from Aldworth to Farringford. Before reaching Farringford he had the Moaning of the Bar in his mind, and after dinner he showed me this poem written out. "I said, ""That is the crown of your life"s work."" He answered, ""It came in a moment."" He explained the ""Pilot"" as ""That Divine and Unseen Who is always guiding us."" "A few days before my father"s death he said to me: ""Mind you put "Crossing the Bar" at the end of all editions of my poems."""

Source

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Tennyson, Hallam
Born in 2016

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Accessed on 2019/11/14 18:00:57

Related place
England
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Tennyson, Hallam
Related text or manuscript
Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
Related place
England
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'Crossing the Bar'

Reading experience
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Evidence

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Source

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Born in 2016

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How to cite this record

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Alfred Lord Tennyson: A Memoir by His Son
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/81459
Accessed on 2019/11/14 18:00:57

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