Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809-1892)|
from In Memoriam A.H.H.
I sometimes hold it half a sin
But, for the unquiet heart and brain,
In words, like weeds, I'll wrap me o'er,
The 131 sections, prologue, and epilogue that make up In Memoriam A.H.H. were written between 1833 and 1850 in honor of Arthur Henry Hallam (1811-1833). Tennyson was Poet Laureate of England from 1850 until 1892.
The poem in its entirety can be found, for