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The Brook by Alfred Lord Tennyson - Poetry Reading

The Brook - A poem by Alfred Lord Tennyson. About the poet -- Alfred Lord Tennyson (1809 -- 1892) was Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom during much of Queen Victoria's reign. Tennyson was born in Somersby, Lincolnshire. Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics. He is one of the most quoted poets in the English language. For more videos log on to http://www.youtube.com/pearlsofwisdom Also find us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pearlsofwisdomchannel'The Brook' is an example of Tennyson's exquisite versification. He had a rare capacity for creating music out of simple words. Tennyson makes the brook narrate its history- the history of its origin, its meandering and uneven journey through forest and hills and open spaces until it joins the 'brimming river'.
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