Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on wine

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Across the walnuts and the wine.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Miller's Daughter.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

Be near me when my light is low.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Memoriam, 1850

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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 lies, music, and spirit

There is sweet music here that softer falls Than petals from blown roses on the grass, Or night-dew on the still waters between walls Of shadowy granite, in a gleaming pass; Music that gentler on the spirit lies Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

A rosebud set with little wilful thorns, And sweet as English air could make her, she.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Part i. Line 153.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on despair, divinity, happiness, heart, idleness, tears, and thinking

Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean. Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Line 21.

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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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