Alfred Lord Tennyson

(6 August 1809 – 6 October 1892 / Lincoln / England)

Alfred Lord Tennyson Poems

161. Boadicea 1/1/2004
162. In Memoriam 16: I Envy Not In Any Moods 1/1/2004
163. Amphion 1/1/2004
164. Claribel: A Melody 1/1/2004
165. O Beauty, Passing Beauty! 1/1/2004
166. The Charge Of The Light Brigade 4/8/2010
167. Far-Far-Away 4/8/2010
168. By An Evolutionist 1/1/2004
169. Come Into The Garden, Maud 1/1/2004
170. Demeter And Persephone 1/1/2004
171. Freedom 4/8/2010
172. The Owl 1/1/2004
173. Tears, Idle Tears 1/1/2004
174. Ring Out , Wild Bells 4/8/2010
175. Cradle Song 1/1/2004
176. Blow, Bugle, Blow 1/1/2004
177. The Kraken 4/8/2010
178. Beautiful City 1/1/2004
179. After-Thought 1/1/2004
180. The Lady Of Shalott (1842) 1/1/2004
181. Come Not When I Am Dead 1/1/2004
182. The Flower 1/1/2004
183. Ask Me No More 1/1/2004
184. Home They Brought Her Warrior Dead 1/1/2004
185. Break, Break, Break 4/8/2010
186. ‘and Ask Ye Why These Sad Tears Stream?’ 1/1/2004
187. The Eagle 1/1/2004
188. A Farewell 1/1/2004
189. Charge Of The Light Brigade 1/1/2004
190. Crossing The Bar 1/1/2004
191. All Things Will Die 1/1/2004
192. The Brook 1/1/2004
193. Ulysses 1/1/2004

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Best Poem of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ulysses

It little profits that an idle king,
By this still hearth, among these barren crags,
Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole
Unequal laws unto a savage race,
That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me.
I cannot rest from travel; I will drink
Life to the lees. All times I have enjoy'd
Greatly, have suffer'd greatly, both with those
That loved me, and alone; on shore, and when
Thro' scudding drifts the rainy Hyades
Vext the dim sea. I am become a name;
For always roaming with a hungry heart
Much have I seen and known,-- cities of men ...

Read the full of Ulysses

The Grandmother

I.
And Willy, my eldest-born, is gone, you say, little Anne?
Ruddy and white, and strong on his legs, he looks like a man.
And Willy's wife has written: she never was over-wise,
Never the wife for Willy: he would n't take my advice.

II.
For, Annie, you see, her father was not the man to save,
Had n't a head to manage, and drank himself into his grave.

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