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Alfred Austin
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Born: May 30, 1835

Died: 1913 (aged 77)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

Bio: Alfred Austin was an English poet who was appointed Poet Laureate in 1896 upon the death of Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

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From a poor man, poor in Time, I was suddenly lifted up into a vast revenue; I could see no end of my possessions; I wanted some steward, or judicious bailiff, to manage my estates in Time for me.

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