English poets to know and love.

Abraham Cowley

1618-1667

Largely forgotten today, Cowley was a very famous English poet in his day and  is buried in Poets’ Corner in Westminster Abbey.

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Alfred, Lord Tennyson

1809 - 1892

Alfred, Lord Tennyson, is a classic example of a relatively modern writer who was strongly influenced by his deep knowledge and love of Latin poetry.