Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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 speech and thought

And Thought leapt out to wed with Thought Ere Thought could wed itself with Speech.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Memoriam, 1850, line 23,

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on happiness and play

As she fled fast through sun and shade The happy winds upon her play'd, Blowing the ringlet from the braid.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on kindness

Though thou wert scattered to the wind, Yet is there plenty of the kind.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Two Voices, 1832

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on control, knowledge, life, power, self-control, and self-knowledge

Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control,- These three alone lead life to sovereign power.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Oenone.

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