Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on change, lies, rest, security, sleep, and soul

Sleep till the end, true soul and sweet! Nothing comes to thee new or strange. Sleep full of rest from head to feet; Lie still, dry dust, secure of change.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: To J. S.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on gold and life

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So dear a life your arms enfold, Whose crying is a cry for gold.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Stanza 24.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

Sweet is every sound, Sweeter thy voice, but every sound is sweet; Myriads of rivulets hurrying thro' the lawn, The moan of doves in immemorial elms, And murmuring of innumerable bees.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Part vii. Line 203.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on strength

That tower of strength Which stood four-square to all the winds that blew.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on apathy and life

The long mechanic pacings to and fro, The set, gray life, and apathetic end.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Love and Duty.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on love

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Of love that never found his earthly close, What sequel? Streaming eyes and breaking hearts; Or all the same as if he had not been?

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Love and Duty.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on good and men

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Oh good gray head which all men knew!

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

Read my little fable: He that runs may read. Most can raise the flowers now, For all have got the seed.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Flower.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on simplicity

Rich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington. Stanza 4.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on time and words

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Jewels five-words-long, That on the stretch'd forefinger of all Time Sparkle forever.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Part ii. Line 355.

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