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    Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null,
    Dead perfection, no more.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    Flash’d from his bed the electric tidings came,
    He is no better, he is much the same.
    —Anonymous.

    Parody of the style of poet laureate Alfred Austin (1835-1913)

    Not in vain the distance beacons. Forward let us range,
    Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of
    change.
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)