Alfred Tennyson

"Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." These days we are remembering the life and work of Alfred Tennyson (August 6, 1809 – October 8, 1892), author of the poem The Lady of Shalott about a woman (Elaine of Astolat) who was cursed to weave all days by seeing the outside world only as a reflection in the mirror... You can read the whole poem at