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August 6: Alfred Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson (1809) It was on this date, August 6,* 1809, that Victorian English poet Alfred, first Baron Tennyson, was born at Somersby, Lincolnshire, the fourth of twelve children fathered by a clergyman. Commonly known as Alfred, Lord Tennyson,

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November 22: George Eliot

Evans said, “God, immortality, duty — how inconceivable the first, how unbelievable the second, how peremptory and absolute the third.”

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John Mill