Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

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  • ''“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.” ''
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  • ''So sad, so fresh the days that are no more.” ''
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  • ''“So many worlds, so much to do, so little done, such things to be.” ''
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  • ''“Life is brief but love is LONG .” ''
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  • ''“For words, like Nature, half reveal
    And half conceal the Soul within.” ''
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  • ''“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.” ''
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  • ''“The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but on the mastery of his passions.” ''
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  • ''“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” ''
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  • ''“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

Crossing The Bar

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,

But such a tide as moving seems asleep,
Too full for sound and foam,
When that which drew from out the boundless deep
Turns again home.

Twilight and evening bell,
And after that the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell,
When I embark;

For though from out our bourne of Time and Place
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my Pilot face to face
When I have crost the bar.

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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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