Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on fighting, lies, and truth

That a lie which is all a lie may be met and fought with outright, But a lie which is part a truth is a harder matter to fight.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Grandmother

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on poets, sorrow, and truth

This is truth the poet sings, That a sorrow's crown of sorrow is remembering happier things.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON

O damned vacillating state!

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: Supposed Confessions, 1830, last line

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on death

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All in the valley of death Rode the six hundred.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: The Charge of the Light Brigade. Stanza 1.

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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 silence

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Her eyes are homes of silent prayers.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on death, desires, fatherhood, foolishness, and youth

Do we indeed desire the dead Should still be near us at our side ? Is there no baseness we would hide ? No inner vileness that we dread ? How many a father have I seen A sober man, among his boys Whose youth was full of foolish noise.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on heart, purity, and strength

My strength is as the strength of ten because my heart is pure.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: “Sir Galahad,”Complete Poetical Works of Tennyson, p. 101.

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A Quote by Alfred, Lord TENNYSON on freedom and seasons

And statesmen at her council met Who knew the seasons, when to take Occasion by the hand, and make The bounds of freedom wider yet.

Lord Alfred Tennyson (1809 - 1892)

Source: To the Queen

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