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#1. If Nature put not forth her power About the opening of the flower, Who is it that could live an hour? - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#2. Dowered with the hate of hate, the scorn of scorn, The love of love. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#3. Her eyes are homes of silent prayers. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#4. When in the down I sink my head,
Sleep, Death's twin-brother, times my breath;
Sleep, Death's twin-brother, knows not Death,
Nor can I dream of thee as dead: - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#5. I fain would follow love, if that could be;
I needs must follow death, who calls for me;
Call and I follow, I follow! let me die. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#6. What the sunshine is to the flower, the Lord Jesus Christ is to my soul. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#7. And at the closing of the day
She loosed the chain, and down she lay;
The broad stream bore her far away,
The Lady of Shallot. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#8. So I find every pleasant spot In which we two were wont to meet, The field, the chamber, and the street, For all is dark where thou art not - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#9. I know transplanted human worth will bloom to profit otherwhere. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#10. The noonday quiet holds the hill. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#11. Ours not to reason why, ours but to do and die. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#12. Rich in saving common-sense, And, as the greatest only are, In his simplicity sublime. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#13. It was my duty to have loved the highest; It surely was my profit had I known: It would have been my pleasure had I seen. We needs must love the highest when we see it, Not Lancelot, nor another. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#14. after all had eaten, then Geraint, For now the wine made summer in his veins, Let his eye rove in following, or rest On Enid at her lowly handmaid-work, - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#15. fairy changeling lay the mage; - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#16. The children born of thee are sword and fire,
Red ruin, and the breaking up of laws, - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#17. Beat, happy stars, timing with things below,
Beat with my heart more blest than heart can tell,
Blest, but for some dark undercurrent woe
That seems to draw - but it shall not be so:
Let all be well, be well. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#18. Blow trumpet, for the world is white with May. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#19. There sinks the nebulous star we call the sun. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#20. Arthur spake, 'Behold, for these have sworn To wage my wars, and worship me their King; The old order changeth, yielding place to new; And we that fight for our fair father Christ, - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#21. For I dipped into the future, far as human eye could see, Saw the Vision of the world, and all the wonder that would be. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#22. But I remain'd, whose hopes were dim,
Whose life, whose thoughts were little worth,
To wander on a darken'd earth,
Where all things round me breathed of him. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#23. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, to rust unburnished, not to shine in use! As though to breathe were life. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#24. All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful past. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#25. It is unconceivable that the whole Universe was merely created for us who live in this third-rate planet of a third-rate moon. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#26. In the afternoon they came unto a land
In which it seemed always afternoon.
All round the coast the languid air did swoon,
Breathing like one that hath a weary dream. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#27. Willows whiten, aspens quiver, Little breezes dusk and shiver. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#28. Sunset and evening star, And one clear call for me! And may there be no moaning of the bar When I put out to sea. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#29. Behold, we know not anything;
I can but trust that good shall fall
At last-far off-at last, to all,
And every winter change to spring. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#30. How many a father have I seen, A sober man, among his boys, Whose youth was full of foolish noise. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#31. The year is dying in the night. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#32. Tis not your work, but Love's. Love, unperceived, A more ideal Artist he than all, Came, drew your pencil from you, made those eyes Darker than the darkest pansies, and that hair More black than ashbuds in the front of March. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#33. What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns? - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#34. You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; To-morrow'll be the happiest time of all the glad New Year,- Of all the glad New Year, mother, the maddest, merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be queen o' the May. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#35. Yet I thought I saw her stand,
A shadow there at my feet,
High over the shadowy land. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#36. Such a one do I remember, whom to look at was love. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#37. This world was once a fluid haze of light, Till toward the centre set the starry tides, And eddied into suns, that wheeling cast The planets: then the monster, then the man. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#38. Broad based upon her people's will, And compassed by the inviolate sea. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#39. You may tell me that my hand and foot are only imaginary symbols of my existence. I could believe you, but you never, never can convince me that the I is not an eternal reality, and that the spiritual is not the true and real part of me. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#40. Too much wit makes the world rotten. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#41. The Lord let the house of a brute to the soul of a man, And the man said, "Am I your debtor?" And the Lord
"Not yet: but make it as clean as you can, And then I will let you a better. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#42. And the sun went down, and the stars came out far over the summer sea, But never a moment ceased the fight of the one and the fifty-three. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#43. I envy not in any moods The captive void of noble rage, The linnet born within the cage, That never knew the summer woods. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#44. Nor is he the wisest man who never proved himself a fool. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#45. O love, O fire! once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul through My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#46. We are not now that strength which in old days
Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are;
"Ulysses" by Alfred, Lord Tennyson - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#47. Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depths of some devine 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. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#48. Few from too near inspection fail to lose, Distance on all a mellowing haze bestows; And who is not indebted to that aid Which throws his failures into welcome shade? - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#49. A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#50. This truth within thy mind rehearse, That in a boundless universe Is boundless better, boundless worse. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#51. All the windy ways of men Are but dust that rises up, And is lightly laid again. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#52. No rock so hard but that a little wave may beat admission in a thousand years. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#53. All experience is an arch wherethrough gleams that untravelled world whose margin fades for ever and for ever when I move. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#54. No man ever got very high by pulling other people down. The intelligent merchant does not knock his competitors. The sensible worker does not knock those who work with him. Don't knock your friends. Don't knock your enemies. Don't knock yourself. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#55. God gives us love, someone to love he lends us. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#56. There's no glory like those who save their country. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#57. His honour rooted in dishonour stood, And faith unfaithful kept him falsely true. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#58. Above,the fair hall-ceiling stately set Many an arch high up did lift,And angels rising and descending met With interchange of gift. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#59. Oh yet we trust that somehow good will be the final goal of ill! - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#60. The woods are hush'd, their music is no more; The leaf is dead, the yearning past away; New leaf, new life
the days of frost are o'er; New life, new love, to suit the newer day: New loves are sweet as those that went before: Free love
free field
we love but while we may. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#61. Forgive my grief for one removed Thy creature whom I found so fair I trust he lives in Thee and there I find him worthier to be loved. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#62. The many fail: the one succeeds. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#63. Let observation with extended observation observe extensively. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#64. With a little hoard of maxims preaching down a daughter's heart. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#65. Better not to be at all Than not to be noble. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#66. A pasty costly-made, Where quail and pigeon, lark and leveret lay, Like fossils of the rock, with golden yolks Imbedded and injellied. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#67. Sweet were the days when I was all unknown, But when my name was lifted up, the storm Brake on the mountain and I cared not for it. Right well know I that fame is half disfame. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#68. Oh for someone with a heart, head and hand. Whatever they call them, what do I care, aristocrat, democrat, autocrat, just be it one that can rule and dare not lie. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#69. Know ye not then the Riddling of the Bards?
Confusion, and illusion, and relation,
Elusion, and occasion, and evasion? - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#70. The still affection of the heart Became an outward breathing type, That into stillness past again, And left a want unknown before; Although the loss had brought us pain, That loss but made us love the more. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#71. The splendour falls on castle walls And snowy summits old in story: The long light shakes across the lakes, And the wild cataract leaps in glory. Blow, bugle, blow, set the wild echoes flying, Blow, bugle; answer, echoes, dying, dying, dying. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#72. The song that nerves a nation's heart is in itself a deed. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#73. The sin
That neither God nor man can well forgive. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#74. He makes no friends who never made a foe. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#75. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#76. Who is wise in love, love most, say least. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#77. If you don't concentrate on what you are doing then the thing that you are doing is not what you are thinking. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#78. The old order changes yielding place to new. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#79. I came in haste with cursing breath, And heart of hardest steel; But when I saw thee cold in death, I felt as man should feel. For when I look upon that face, That cold, unheeding, frigid brown, Where neither rage nor fear has place, By Heaven! I cannot hate thee now! - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#80. I am on fire within.
There comes no murmur of reply.
What is it that will take away my sin,
And save me lest I die? - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#81. The woman's cause is man's. They rise or sink Together. / Dwarf'd or godlike, bound or free; miserable, / How shall men grow? - Let her be / All that not harms distinctive womanhood. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#82. God gives us Love, something to love, God lends us. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#83. An English homegrey twilight poured On dewy pasture, dewy trees, Softer than sleepall things in order stored, A haunt of ancient Peace. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#84. Live and lie reclined On the hills like Gods together, careless of mankind. For they lie beside their nectar, and the bolts are hurled Far below them in the valleys, and the clouds are lightly curled Round their golden houses, girdled with the gleaming world. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#85. Cleave ever to the sunnier side of doubt. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#86. To me He is all fault who hath no fault at all: For who loves me must have a touch of earth. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#87. This round of green, this orb of flame, Fantastic beauty; such as lurks In some wild poet, when he works Without a conscience or an aim. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#88. We are self-uncertain creatures, and we may Yea, even when we know not, mix our spites And private hates with our defence of Heaven. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#89. And was the day of my delight As pure and perfect as I say? - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#90. To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield. - Author: Alfred Tennyson
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#91. I am half-sick of shadows,' said The Lady of Shalott. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#92. Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#93. Any man that walks the mead
In bud, or blade, or bloom, may find,
According as his humors lead,
A meaning suited to his mind. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#94. Cast all your cares on God; that anchor holds. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#95. For now the poet cannot die, Nor leave his music as of old, But round him ere he scarce be cold Begins the scandal and the cry. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#96. 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. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#97. It is hard to wive and thrive both in a year. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#98. And ah for a man to arise in me, That the man I am may cease to be! - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#99. And out of darkness came the hands that reach thro' nature, moulding men. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#100. The parting of a husband and wife is like the cleaving of a heart; one half will flutter here, one there. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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