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by Lord Alfred Tennyson

In the realm of Greek mythology, Tithonus, the Trojan prince, is granted the gift of immortality by his beloved goddess, Eos. However, in a cruel twist of fate, she forgets to ask for eternal youth to accompany this gift, condemning Tithonus to an endless existence trapped in a decaying body. Alfred, Lord Tennyson's Tithonus captures the poignant tragedy of this immortal prince, as he laments his waning strength, fading beauty, and the unbearable burden of eternal aging. Confined to the realm of dawn, he watches helplessly as the world awakens to the vibrant hues of morning, while he remains trapped in the shadows of his own mortality.

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Alfred Tennyson, 1st Baron Tennyson 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...

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