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CHAPTER XII
THE VICTORIAN ERA

And hear at times a sentinel
Who moves about from place to place
And whispers to the worlds of space,
In the deep night, that all is well.

The duties of the Laureate have vanished, but there is a mild expectation that he will manifest some interest in the greater events of the kingdom by an occasional poem. Tennyson fulfilled this expectation generously, and his Laureate poems have a clear ring of sincerity. They range all the way from his welcome to the lady who was afterwards Queen Alexandra,

Sea-kings' daughter from over the sea,

to his superb Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington :
Bury the Great Duke
With an empire's lamentation,
Let us bury the Great Duke
To the noise of the mourning of a mighty nation.

Not only sincerity, but tender respect and sympathy, unite in his dedication of the Idylls of the King to the memory of Prince Albert :
These to His Memory-since he held them dear,
Perchance as finding there unconsciously
Some image of himself.

To the Queen in her sadness he says :
Break not, O woman's-heart, but still endure ;
Break not, for thou art Royal, but endure.

In the Idylls Tennyson had come to his kingdom ; for the " dim, rich " legends were after his own heart. Here was a thread of story which he could alter as he

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