Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on love

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Dowered with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn, The love of love.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Poet.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

Faultily faultless, icily regular, splendidly null.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Maud. Part i. ii.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on good

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For it was in the golden prime Of good Haroun Alraschid.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Recollections of the Arabian Nights.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on earth, heaven, hell, men, and women

For men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, But women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Idylls of the King, Merlin and Vivien

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on men

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For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Brook.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on beginning, death, music, poets, and scandal

For now the poet cannot die, Nor leave his music as of old, But round him ere he scarce be cold Begins the scandal and the cry.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: To ———, after reading a Life and Letters.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on fighting, losing, and sons

For this is England's greatest son, He that gain'd a hundred fights, And never lost an English gun.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Stanza 6.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on god and love

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God gives us love. Something to love He lends us; but when love is grown To ripeness, that on which it throve Falls off, and love is left alone.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: To J. S.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on dogs, force, horses, novelty, and passion

He will hold thee, when his passion shall have spent its novel force, Something better than his dog, a little dearer than his horse.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Line 49.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on honor

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But the jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honour feels.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Line 105.

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