Lord Alfred Tennyson

1809 - 1892

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 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 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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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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