Tuesday, May 16, 2017
When in the dark I embark may there be no farewell
The most popular poet of the Victorian era, Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote the poem Crossing the Bar in 1889, three years before he died in 1892. The lines came to him in a flash of inspiration while ferry-crossing from Lymington to Yarmouth of the strait Solent. The image of the sea is used as a... Sign in
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