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Alfred Lord Tennyson
(*6. August 1809 Somersby, Lincolnshire - †6. Oktober 1892 Aldworth bei Reading)
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"I hold it true, whate'er befall;
I feel it, when I sorrow most;
'Tis better to have loved and lost
Than never to have loved at all.
"


Cantos VI, XXII, L, CI, CXIX. Excerpt from the 1984 series Six Centuries of Verse, Ep 12.