Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on dogs and dreams

Like a dog, he hunts in dreams.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Line 79.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on dreams

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Like glimpses of forgotten dreams.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Two Voices. Stanza cxxvii.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on life, love, and music

Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might; Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, pass'd in music out of sight.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Line 33.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on laws, science, and wilderness

Mastering the lawless science of our law,- That codeless myriad of precedent, That wilderness of single instances.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Aylmer's Field.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on faith and honor

His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Idylls of the King. Launcelot and Elaine.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on life

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How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnish'd, not to shine in use,- As tho' to breathe were life!

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Ulysses.

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