The Poem from In Memoriam A.H.H. by Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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How does the speaker feel about Celia in In Memoriam?

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In the epilogue that ends the poem, Tennyson's speaker celebrates the marriage of his sister Cecilia to Edmund Lushington. The speaker feels that Cecilia is a beautiful and good young woman. He refers to her as the "perfect rose," and tells her husband:

For thee she grew, for thee she grows
For ever, and as fair as...

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