Question: Who wrote “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”?

Answer: The famous line “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” is from an Alfred, Lord Tennyson poem called “In Memoriam A.H.H.” which he completed in 1849. Although the poem is is often associated with heartbreak after a break up, it was actually written about Tennyson’s best friend Arthur Henry Hallam (the “A.H.H.” in the title), who died suddenly at aged 22. Deeply grieved, Tennyson spent the next 17 years years composing his epic poem for his friend. It is widely considered one of the greatest poems of the 19th century.


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Award Winning Narrator Mike Vendetti reads Canto 27 from “In Memoriam A.H.H.” by Alfred, Lord Tennyson from which the famous line ” ‘Tis better…
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1In Memoriam A.H.H.

“In Memoriam A.H.H.” is a poem by the British poet Alfred, Lord Tennyson, published in 1850. It is a requiem for the poet’s beloved Cambridge friend Arthur Henry Hallam, who died suddenly of a cerebral haemorrhage in Vienna in 1833, aged 22. It contains some of Tennyson’s most accomplished lyrical work, and is an unusually sustained exercise in lyric verse.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/In_Memoriam_A.H.H.

2Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
The very famous line “‘Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all” is from a Tennyson poem called “In Memoriam A.H.H.” and is commonly mistaken as a line of Shakespeare’s. Though it is often associated with heartbreak after a break up, it was actually written about the author’s best friend who passed away while abroad.
https://knowledgenuts.com/2014/02/05/tennyson-wrote-tis-better-to-have-loved-and-lost-about-a-man/

3Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
The famous line “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all” is from an Alfred, Lord Tennyson poem called “In Memoriam A.H.H.” which he completed in 1849. Although the poem is is often associated with heartbreak after a break up, it was actually written about Tennyson’s best friend Arthur Henry Hallam (the “A.H.H.” in the title), who died suddenly at aged 22.
https://www.try3steps.com/2020/09/ans-who-wrote-tis-better-to-have-loved.html

4Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
By Alfred, Lord Tennyson About this Poet More than any other Victorian-era writer, Tennyson has seemed the embodiment of his age, both to his contemporaries and to modern readers. In his own day he was said to be—with Queen …
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/45336/in-memoriam-a-h-h-obiit-mdcccxxxiii-27

5Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson FRS (6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892) was a British poet. He was the Poet Laureate during much of Queen Victoria’s reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor’s Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, “Timbuktu”. He published his first solo collection of poems, Poems Chiefly Lyrical in 1830.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred,_Lord_Tennyson

6Poems

‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all. Arthur Henry Hallam. In Memoriam A.H.H. is considered one of the greatest poems to be written in the 19 th century. Tennyson completed the poem in 1849.
https://poemsdisentangled.wordpress.com/2016/09/13/tis-better-to-have-loved-and-lost/

7Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, English poet often regarded as the chief representative of the Victorian age in poetry. He was raised to the peerage in 1884. Tennyson was the fourth of 12 children, born into an old Lincolnshire family, his father a rector. Alfred, with two of his brothers, Frederick and
https://www.britannica.com/biography/Alfred-Lord-Tennyson

8Alfred, Lord Tennyson wrote “Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all”
Tennyson wrote this poem to honor and remember a dear friend of his, and it’s with these lines… 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. … that he expresses his feelings about his buddy’s passing.
https://www.shmoop.com/quotes/better-to-have-loved-and-lost.html

9Alfred Lord Tennyson

‘Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all. Alfred Lord Tennyson
https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/alfred_lord_tennyson_153702

10Alfred Lord Tennyson

A list of poems by Alfred Lord Tennyson Born in 1809, Alfred Lord Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets. – The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American poets.
https://poets.org/poems/alfred-lord-tennyson

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1Bridge: If you know, take control
Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote, “Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control / These three alone lead life to sovereign power.”
http://www.hastingstribune.com/bridge-if-you-know-take-control/article_9c4d32f2-f60e-11ea-affe-970f2b59bc16.html
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2If you know, take control
Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote, “Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control / These three alone lead life to sovereign power.”
https://thetandd.com/if-you-know-take-control/article_88e0630d-41f7-5031-a518-8049f62bd992.html
Published Date: 2020-09-14T04:09:00.0000000Z


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1.  Alfred, Lord Tennyson
and claw" (In Memoriam A.H.H.), "’Tis better to have loved and lost / Than never to have loved at all", "Theirs not to reason why, / Theirs but to do…
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2.  In Memoriam A.H.H.
whate’er befall; I feel it when I sorrow most; ‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all. This stanza is to be found in Canto 27. The…
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