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146 Famous Quotes by Lord Alfred Tennyson

In that fierce light which beats upon a throne.

Royalty Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Idylls of the King--Dedication (l. 26)

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Broad-based upon her people's will, And compassed by the inviolate sea.

Royalty Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: To the Queen (st. 9)

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Better not to be at all Than not to be noble.

Nobility Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Princess (pt. II, l. 79)

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I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever.

Brooks Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Brook

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An' I thowt 'twur the will o' the Lord, but Miss Annie she said it wur draains, For she hedn't naw coomfut in 'er, an' arn'd naw thanks fur 'er paains.

Sickness Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Village Wife

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O Blackbird! sing me something well: While all the neighbors shoot thee round, I keep smooth plats of fruitful ground, Where thou may'st warble, eat and dwell.

Blackbirds Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Blackbird

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And oft I heard the tender dove In firry woodlands making moan.

Doves Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Miller's Daughter

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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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I do sing because I must, And pipe but as the linnets sing.

Linnets Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. XXI, st. 6)

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And there they placed a peacock in his pride, Before the damsel.

Peacocks Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Gareth and Lynette

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When rosy plumelets tuft the larch, And rarely pipes the mounted thrush.

Thrushes Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (pt. XCI)

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We keep the day. With festal cheer, With books and music, surely we Will drink to him, whate'er he be, And sing the songs he loved to hear.

Festivities Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (CVII)

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Our wills are ours, we know not how; Our wills are ours, to make them thine.

Will Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam--Introduction (st. 4)

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All Life needs for life is possible to will.

Will Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Love and Duty (l. 82)

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To be true to each other, let 'appen what maay Till the end o' the daay An the last load hoam.

Fidelity Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Promise of May (act II), a song

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And so the Word had breath, and wrought With human hands the creed of creeds In loveliness of perfect deeds, More strong than all poetic thoughts; Which he may read that binds the sheaf, Or builds the house, or digs the grave, And those wild eyes that watch the waves In roarings round the coral reef.

Christ Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XXXVI)

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In after-dinner talk, Across the walnuts and the wine.

Story telling Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Miller's Daughter

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Read my little fable: He that runs may read. Most can raise the flowers now, For all have got the seed.

Ability Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: The Flowers

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The bearing and the training of a child Is woman's wisdom.

Motherhood Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Princess (canto V, l. 456)

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Happy he With such a mother! faith in womankind Beats with his blood, and trust in all things high Comes easy to him, and though he trip and fall, He shall not blind his soul with clay.

Motherhood Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Princess (canto VII, l. 308)

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And wheresoe'er thou move, good luck Shall fling her old shoe after.

Luck Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Will Waterproof's Lyrical Monologue (st. 27)

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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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The time draws near the birth of Christ: The moon is hid; the night is still; The Christmas bells from hill to hill Answer each other in the mist.

Christmas Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: In Memoriam (XXVIII)

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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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A life of nothing's nothing worth, From that first nothing ere his birth, To that last nothing under earth.

Nothingness Quotes, by Lord Alfred Tennyson , Source: Two Voices

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