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146 Famous Quotes by Lord Alfred Tennyson

Well, well, be it so, thou strongest their of all, For thou hast stolen my will, and made it thine.

Thieving Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Foresters (act III, sc. 1)

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Their meetings made December June. Their every parting was to die.

Unity Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XCVII)

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Shall eagles not be eagles? wrens be wrens? If all the world were falcons, what of that? The wonder of the eagle were the less, But he not less the eagle.

Eagles Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Golden Year (l. 37)

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When cats run home and light is come, And dew is cold upon the ground, And the far-off stream is dumb, And the whirring sail goes round, And the whirring sail goes round; Alone and warming his five wits, The white owl in the belfry sits.

Owls Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Song--The Owl

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Then the face of night is fair in the dewy downs And the shining daffodil dies.

Daffodils Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Maud (pt. III, st. 1)

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Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow.

Bells Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. CVI)

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A savior of the silver-coasted isle.

Patriotism Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington (pt. VI)

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Gone--flitted away, Taken the stars from the night and the sun From the day! Gone, and a cloud in my heart.

Parting Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Window--Gone

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The wild hawk stood with the down on his beak And stared with his foot on the prey.

Hawks Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Poet's Song

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The wild swan's death-hymn took the soul Of that waste place with joy Hidden in sorrow: at first to the ear The warble was low, and full and clear.

Swans Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Dying Swan

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There lives more faith in honest doubt, Believe me, than in half the creeds.

Doubt Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. XCV, st. 3)

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Rain, rain, and sun! a rainbow in the sky!

Rainbows Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Idylls of the King--The Coming of Arthur (l. 401)

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The great world's altar stairs That slope through darkness up to God.

Growth Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. LV)

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. . . but while I breathe Heaven's air, and Heaven looks down on me, And smiles at my best meanings, I remain Mistress of mine own self and mine own soul.

Independence Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Foresters (act IV, sc. 1)

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He clasps the crag with hooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ring'd with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled sea beneath him crawls: He watches from his mountain walls, And like a thunderbolt he falls.

Eagles Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Eagle

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Some full-breasted swan That, fluting a wild carol ere her death, Ruffles her pure cold plume, and takes the flood With swarthy webs.

Swans Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Passing of Arthur

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For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o' the May.

May Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The May Queen (st. 1)

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And feet like sunny gems on an English green.

Feet Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Maud (pt. V, st. 2)

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All in the wild March-morning I heard the angels call; It was when the moon was setting, and the dark was over all; The trees began to whisper, and the wind began to roll, And in the wild March-morning I heard them call my soul.

March Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The May Queen (conclusion)

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Red ruin and the breaking-up of all.

Ruin Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Idylls of the King--Guinevere

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Sweet is true love that is given in vain, and sweet is death that takes away pain.

Pain Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson

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The sabbaths of Eternity. One sabbath deep and wide.

Sabbath Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: St. Agnes' Eve (st. 3)

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Ah! well away! Seasons flower and fade.

Seasons Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Every Day hath its Night

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And every dew-drop paints a bow.

Dew Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. CXXII)

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As the many-winter'd crow that leads the clanging rookery home.

Crows Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Locksley Hall (st. 34)

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