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CHAPTER XII
THE VICTORIAN ERA

still there he published Poems, Chiefly Lyrical. These seem less like completed works than like the first sketches of an artist for a picture.
They are glimpses of the poet's talent, experiments in sound rather than expressions of thought. In 1833 he brought out a little volume which ought to have convinced who ever glanced at it that a true poet had arisen, for here were not only such poems as The May Queen and Lady Clara here de Vere, which were sure to strike the popular fancy, but also The Dream of Fair Women, The Lotos-Eaters, and The Lady of Shalom Nevertheless, the critics were severe ; and this was perhaps the best thing that could. have happened to the young poet, for he set to work to study and think. Nine years later he brought out two more volumes, and then there was no question that he was the first poet of his time. The best known of these poems are his thrilling little song,

Break, break, break,
On thy cold grey stones, O Sea !
And I would that my tongue could utter
The thoughts that arise in me,

and Locksley Hall. The latter has been read and recited and quoted and parodied, but it is not even yet worn out. Here are the two stanzas that were Tennyson's special favourites :

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