Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

The greater man, the greater courtesy.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Idylls of the King, The Last Tournament

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on action and despair

I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on age and deed

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I know that age to age succeeds, Blowing a noise of tongues and deeds, A dust of systems and of creeds.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Two Voices, 1832

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on time

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I, the heir of all the ages, in the foremost files of time.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Locksley Hall, 1842, line 178.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on loneliness

Weeded and worn the ancient thatch Upon the lonely moated grange.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Mariana, 1830

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on death

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She said, "I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!"

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Mariana, refrain

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on day, motherhood, and time

You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; To-morrow'll be the happiest time of all the glad New Year,- Of all the glad New Year, mother, the maddest, merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be queen o' the May.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The May Queen.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on death and hell

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Cannon to right of them, Cannon to left of them, Cannon in front of them. . . . . Into the jaws of death, Into the mouth of hell Rode the six hundred.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Charge of the Light Brigade, 4Stanza 3.

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