Quotation by Alfred Tennyson

A hunger seized my heart; I read
Of that glad year which once had been,
In those fallen leaves which kept their green,
The noble letters of the dead.
Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892), British poet. In Memoriam A. H. H. (Fr. XCV, l. 21–24). . .

Tennyson; a Selected Edition. Christopher Ricks, ed. (1989) University of California Press.
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