To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield
Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Source: Alfred Lord Tennyson - Ulyssess
Contributed by: saint.a
I sometimes hold it half a sin,
To put in words the grief I feel.
For words, like nature, half reveal,
And half conceal the soul within.
Source: In Memoriam
Contributed by: Jordan
In the afternoon they came unto a landIn which it seemed always afternoon.All round the coast the languid air did swoon,Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.
Source: The Lotus-Eaters
Contributed by: Baroque
All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world.
Source: Tennyson's "Ulysses"
Contributed by: Monica
I hold it true, whate'er befall; I feel it, when I sorrow most; 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.
Source: In Memoriam A.H.H. (1850)
Contributed by: thambos
O Love, O fire! Once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul through My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.
Contributed by: Tracy Phaup
With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart.
Source: Line 94.
Contributed by: Zaady
With prudes for proctors, dowagers for deans, And sweet girl-graduates in their golden hair.
Source: The Princess. Prologue. Line 141.
Yet I doubt not through the ages one increasing purpose runs, And the thoughts of men are widen'd with the process of the suns.
Source: Line 137.
Thy leaf has perished in the green, And while we breathe beneath the sun, The world which credits what is done Is cold to all that might have been.
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