For it was in the golden prime Of good Haroun Alraschid.
Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)
Source: Recollections of the Arabian Nights.
Contributed by: Zaady
For men at most differ as Heaven and Earth, But women, worst and best, as Heaven and Hell.
Source: Idylls of the King, Merlin and Vivien
Across the walnuts and the wine.
Source: The Miller's Daughter.
Be near me when my light is low.
Source: Memoriam, 1850
He that wrongs a friend Wrongs himself more, and ever bears about A silent court of justice in his breast, Himself the judge and jury, and himself The prisoner at the bar ever condemned.
Little flower, but if I could understand, what you are, root and all in all, I should know what God and man is.
The shell must break before the bird can fly.
A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair.
Source: A Dream of Fair Women. Stanza xxii.
And o'er the hills, and far away Beyond their utmost purple rim, Beyond the night, across the day, Thro' all the world she follow'd him.
Source: The Day-Dream. The Departure, iv.
Broad based upon her people's will, And compassed by the inviolate sea.
Source: To the Queen
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