Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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 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

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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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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