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Ulysses

Rating: 3.6

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;
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ver de base 08 October 2020

this verse is shooo pleasing

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Rahul 23 September 2019

Home sweet Home question answe

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Michael Walker 27 July 2019

A long, compressed dramatic monologue with some tremendous words spoken by Ulysses, 'Come my friends./ 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world'. It is still not too late in our times.

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Iftekhar Ifti 14 February 2019

It’s one of the best work of Alfred Lord Tennyson I think

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Sylvaonyema Uba 29 July 2018

Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and to yield. Well expressed and communicated. Good delivery. SYLV A-ONYEMA UBA

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Christopher Tye 22 March 2018

Such a beautiful poem with brilliantly worded ending that's just perfection. “Though much is taken, much abides; and though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth and heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time and fate, but strong in will To strive, to seek, to find, and not to yield.”

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Marian 19 December 2017

‘Sail on’ no matter what! but especially as you age. Sublime encouragement for a 74 year old

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Muzahidul Reza 17 November 2017

It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , outstanding!

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Gangadharan Nair Pulingat 27 September 2017

The quest for love and peace with life supports. Great poem.

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Bjpafa Meragente 20 August 2017

We all miss Troy. with its topless towers.

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