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Alfred Austin

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Who is Alfred Austin?

Alfred Austin DL was an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896 upon the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

  • also known as Остин, Альфред
  • born on (180 years ago) in Leeds
  • nationality: England
  • education:
  • died on (102 years ago) in Ashford
  • written works: "Haunts of ancient peace", "Narrative poems", "English lyrics", "The Garden That I Love", "Love's widowhood, and other poems", "An Artists Proof V1", "Sacred And Profane Love And Other Poems", "Fortunatus The Pessimist", "Door of humility"

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Google previewA Dictionary of Similes (1917)

by Frank Jenners Wilstach

Alfred Austin. Freckled. freckled like a pard. — Keats. Free. Free, As Thames and Seine, St. Lawrence, Nile, and Ganges, Mingled in one illimitable sea. — Grant Allen. Free as a fly. — Anon. Free as a gift. — Ibid. Free as a wood sawer. — Ibid.

Google previewA Dictionary of Literary Pseudonyms in the English Language (2015)

by T.J. Carty

Alfred Ainger Alexander Allardyce Alfred Austin George A. A. Willis A. A. A. Marie Blaize de Bury A. A. B. Arthur Anthony ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of British Poetry (2015)

by Robert R. Watson

The poet laureate Alfred Austin wrote theofficial verse forthe newly urbanand suburban nation,verse that tookno accountofthe new realities, though itbetrayed someanxiety that the Victorian achievement could be maintained by the Edwardians.

Google previewA Dictionary of British History (2009)

by John Ashton Cannon

and Alfred Austin (1896). Poitiers, battle of, 1356. *Edward, the Black Prince's blooding had ...

Google previewSafire's Political Dictionary (2008)

by William Safire

Alfred Austin, poet laureate of England at the turn of the twentieth century, wrote: You want a seat! Then boldly sate your itch; Be very radical, and very rich. item veto See RIDER. It's the economy, stupid! Formulaic reminder of central campaign ...

Google previewThe World Almanac and Encyclopedia (1911)

Lyman Abbott, Charles Francis Adams, Alfred Austin, poet; Richard Olney. ex-Vlce-Presldent Stevenson, ...

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Tears are the summer showers to the soul. (Alfred Austin)
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