Poetry Explorer- Classic Contemporary Poetry, THE PLAY, by ALFRED TENNYSON



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THE PLAY, by             Poet's Biography
First Line: Act first, this earth, a stage so gloom'd with woe
Last Line: In some fifth act what this wild drama means.
Alternate Author Name(s): Tennyson, Lord Alfred; Tennyson, 1st Baron; Tennyson Of Aldworth And Farringford, Baron
Subject(s): Life; Plays & Playwrights


ACT first, this Earth, a stage so gloom'd with woe
You all but sicken at the shifting scenes.
And yet be patient. Our Playwright may show
In some fifth act what this wild Drama means.







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