Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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 friendship, judgment, justice, and silence

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.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on god and understanding

Little flower, but if I could understand, what you are, root and all in all, I should know what God and man is.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on birds

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The shell must break before the bird can fly.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on daughters

A daughter of the gods, divinely tall, And most divinely fair.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: A Dream of Fair Women. Stanza xxii.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on day and world

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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.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Day-Dream. The Departure, iv.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on people

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Broad based upon her people's will, And compassed by the inviolate sea.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: To the Queen

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

But oh for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still!

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Break, break, break.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on death and reason

Some one had blunder'd: Theirs not to make reply, Theirs not to reason why, Theirs but to do and die.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Stanza 2.

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