There sinks the nebulous star we call the sun.
Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Source: Part iv. Line 1.
Contributed by: Zaady
This laurel greener from the brows Of him that utter'd nothing base.
Source: To the Queen
This truth within thy mind rehearse, That in a boundless universe Is boundless better, boundless worse.
Source: The Two Voices, 1832
'Tis better to have loved and lost than never loved at all.
Unto dying eyes The casement slowly grows a glimmering square.
Source: Line 33.
We are ancients of the earth, And in the morning of the times.
With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart.
Source: Line 94.
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.
Sleep sweetly, tender heart, in peace! Sleep, holy spirit, blessed soul, While the stars burn, the moons increase, And the great ages onward roll.
Source: To J. S.
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