Alfred, Lord (1st Baron) 1809–92, English poet: poet laureate 1850–92.
Contemporary Examples

The English Ross and Sanders, 41, have two children together, Skyla, 7, and Tennyson, 5, known as “Sonny.”
Meet Liberty Ross, the Model Rupert Sanders Jilted for Kristen Stewart Isabel Wilkinson July 25, 2012

He quotes Tennyson; he compares himself to Nixon; he filibusters about cervical cancer.
The Best of Blago The Daily Beast January 25, 2009

The America chapter is sandwiched between one chapter on Tennyson and another on Hardy.
John Sutherland‘s Enjoyable Little History of Literature Malcolm Forbes November 28, 2013

Historical Examples

“That is old news, and good news, and new news,” Tennyson responded.
Moody’s Stories Dwight Lyman Moody

Yet many an old poet like Tennyson and Browning has preserved his romance to the end.
The American Mind Bliss Perry

Unlike Tennyson, who was old when he was old, Browning was young when he was old.
The Poetry Of Robert Browning Stopford A. Brooke

I saw the Tennyson funeral in the Abbey, and remember it vividly.
A Writer’s Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II Mrs. Humphry Ward

Tennyson’s task, in the lines that we have just considered, was comparatively easy.
Materials and Methods of Fiction Clayton Hamilton

No, this is one of my speeches in the House, and this is my criticism on Tennyson.
The Captain of the Pole-Star and Other Tales Arthur Conan Doyle

Tennyson, like many men of letters, loves to talk about his own work, and is very fond of reading his poems to his friends.
Home Life of Great Authors Hattie Tyng Griswold

Alfred, Lord Tennyson. 1809–92, English poet; poet laureate (1850–92). His poems include The Lady of Shalott (1832), Morte d’Arthur (1842), the collection In Memoriam (1850), Maud (1855), and Idylls of the King (1859)

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