Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

Alfred Lord Tennyson Quotes

  • ''“My purpose holds to sail beyond the sunset and the baths of all the Western stars until I die.” ''
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  • ''“O love, O fire! once he drew
    With one long kiss my whole soul through
    My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew.” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''So sad, so fresh the days that are no more.” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''“So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''“Life is brief but love is LONG .” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson, The Princess
  • ''“For words, like Nature, half reveal
    And half conceal the Soul within.” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''“I hold it true, whateer befall;
    I feel it, when I sorrow most;
    Tis better to have loved and lost
    Than never to have loved at all.” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''“The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but on the mastery of his passions.” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''“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” ''
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
  • ''“So now I have sworn to bury
    All this dead body of hate
    I feel so free and so clear
    By the loss of that dead weight” ''
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Best Poem of Alfred Lord Tennyson

All Things Will Die

All Things will Die

Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing

Under my eye;
Warmly and broadly the south winds are blowing

Over the sky.
One after another the white clouds are fleeting;
Every heart this May morning in joyance is beating

Full merrily;
Yet all things must die.
The stream will cease to flow;
The wind will cease to blow;
The clouds will cease to fleet;
The heart will cease to beat;
For all things must die.
All things must die.
Spring will come never more.
O, vanity!
Death waits at ...

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Cradle Song

What does little birdie say
In her nest at peep of day?
Let me fly, says little birdie,
Mother, let me fly away.
Birdie, rest a little longer,
Till thy little wings are stronger.
So she rests a little longer,
Then she flies away.

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