The Princess (Part 4) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess (Part 4) ‘There sinks the nebulous star we call the Sun, If that hypothesis of theirs be sound’ Said Ida; ‘let us down…

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Tears, Idle Tears By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Tears, Idle Tears Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and…

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Love and Sorrow By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Love and Sorrow O maiden, fresher than the first green leaf With which the fearful springtide flecks the lea, Weep not, Almeida, that I said…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 44. How Fares It With The Happy Dead By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 44. How Fares It With The Happy Dead How fares it with the happy dead? For here the man is…

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Dedication By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Dedication Dedication These to His Memory–since he held them dear, Perchance as finding there unconsciously Some image of himself–I dedicate, I dedicate, I consecrate with…

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The Miller’s Daughter By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Miller’s Daughter It is the miller’s daughter, And she is grown so dear, so dear, That I would be the jewel That trembles in…

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Politics By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Politics We move, the wheel must always move, Nor always on the plain, And if we move to such a goal As wisdom hopes to…

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In Memoriam A. H. H. Obiit 124. That Which We Dare Invoke By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H. Obiit 124. That Which We Dare Invoke That which we dare invoke to bless; Our dearest faith; our ghastliest doubt;…

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Idylls Of The King; The Last Tournament (Excerpt) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Idylls Of The King; The Last Tournament (Excerpt) Dagonet, the fool, whom Gawain in his mood Had made mock-knight of Arthur’s Table Round, At Camelot,…

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Blow, Bugle, Blow By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Blow, Bugle, Blow THE splendour falls on castle walls And snowy summits old in story: The long light shakes across the lakes, And the wild…

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The Higher Pantheism By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Higher Pantheism The sun, the moon, the stars, the seas, the hills and the plains,- Are not these, O Soul, the Vision of Him…

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Minnie And Winnie By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Minnie And Winnie Minnie and Winnie Slept in a shell. Sleep, little ladies! And they slept well. Pink was the shell within, Silver without; Sounds…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 83. Dip Down Upon The Northern Shore By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 83. Dip Down Upon The Northern Shore Dip down upon the northern shore O sweet new-year delaying long; Thou doest…

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From ‘The Princess’ By Alfred Lord Tennyson

From ‘The Princess’ ‘Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white; Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk; Nor winks the gold fin in…

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The Princess; A Medley; Ask Me No More By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess; A Medley; Ask Me No More Ask me no more: the moon may draw the sea; The cloud may stoop from heaven and…

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The Princess (Part 7) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess (Part 7) So was their sanctuary violated, So their fair college turned to hospital; At first with all confusion: by and by Sweet…

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Sweet And Low By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sweet And Low Sweet and low, sweet and low, Wind of the western sea, Low, low, breathe and blow, Wind of the western sea! Over…

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Locksley Hall By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Locksley Hall Comrades, leave me here a little, while as yet ‘t is early morn: Leave me here, and when you want me, sound upon…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 22. The Path By Which We Twain Did Go By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 22. The Path By Which We Twain Did Go The path by which we twain did go, Which led by…

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Demeter And Persephone By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Demeter And Persephone Faint as a climate-changing bird that flies All night across the darkness, and at dawn Falls on the threshold of her native…

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The Mermaid By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Mermaid I Who would be A mermaid fair, Singing alone, Combing her hair Under the sea, In a golden curl With a comb of…

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Ode To Memory By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Ode To Memory I. THOU who stealest fire, From the fountains of the past, To glorify the present, oh, haste, Visit my low desire! Strengthen…

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In Memoriam A. H. H. 7 By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H. 7 Dark house, by which once more I stand Here in the long unlovely street, Doors, where my heart was…

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In Memoriam 16; I Envy Not In Any Moods By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam 16; I Envy Not In Any Moods I envy not in any moods The captive void of noble rage, The linnet born within…

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Balin And Balan By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Balin And Balan Pellam the King, who held and lost with Lot In that first war, and had his realm restored But rendered tributary, failed…

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The Grandmother By Alfred Lord Tennyson

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…

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Milton (Alcaics) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Milton (Alcaics) O mighty-mouth’d inventor of harmonies, O skill’d to sing of Time or Eternity, God-gifted organ-voice of England, Milton, a name to resound for…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 67. When On My Bed The Moonlight Fall By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 67. When On My Bed The Moonlight Fall When on my bed the moonlight falls, I know that in thy…

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Gigantic Daughter Of The West, By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Gigantic Daughter Of The West, Gigantic daughter of the West, We drink to thee across the flood, We know thee most, we love thee best,…

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The Princess; A Medley; As Thro’ The Land By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess; A Medley; As Thro’ The Land As thro’ the land at eve we went, And pluck’d the ripen’d ears, We fell out, my…

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The Princess (Part 6) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess (Part 6) My dream had never died or lived again. As in some mystic middle state I lay; Seeing I saw not, hearing…

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Summer Night By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Summer Night NOW sleeps the crimson petal, now the white; Nor waves the cypress in the palace walk; Nor winks the gold fin in the…

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Late, Late, So Late By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Late, Late, So Late Late, late, so late! and dark the night and chill! Late, late, so late! but we can enter still. Too late,…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 39. Old Warder Of These Buried Bones By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 39. Old Warder Of These Buried Bones Old warder of these buried bones, And answering now my random stroke With…

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Come Not When I Am Dead By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Come Not When I Am Dead Come not, when I am dead, To drop thy foolish tears upon my grave, To trample round my fallen…

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The Marriage Of Geraint By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Marriage Of Geraint The brave Geraint, a knight of Arthur’s court, A tributary prince of Devon, one Of that great Order of the Table…

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Of Old Sat Freedom On The Heights By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Of Old Sat Freedom On The Heights Of old sat Freedom on the heights, The thunders breaking at her feet: Above her shook the starry…

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In Memoriam A. H. H Preface By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H Preface Strong Son of God, immortal Love, Whom we, that have not seen thy face, By faith, and faith alone,…

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In Memoriam 82; I Wage Not Any Feud With Death By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam 82; I Wage Not Any Feud With Death I wage not any feud with Death For changes wrought on form and face; No…

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Battle Of Brunanburgh By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Battle Of Brunanburgh Athelstan King, Lord among Earls, Bracelet-bestower and Baron of Barons, He with his brother, Edmund Atheling, Gaining a lifelong Glory in battle,…

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The Garden By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Garden Excerpt from “Maud” She is coming, my own, my sweet; Were it ever so airy a tread, My heart would hear her and…

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Merlin And Vivien By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Merlin And Vivien A storm was coming, but the winds were still, And in the wild woods of Broceliande, Before an oak, so hollow, huge…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 72. Risest Thou Thus, Dim Dawn, Again By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 72. Risest Thou Thus, Dim Dawn, Again Risest thou thus, dim dawn, again, And howlest, issuing out of night, With…

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Gareth And Lynette By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Gareth And Lynette The last tall son of Lot and Bellicent, And tallest, Gareth, in a showerful spring Stared at the spate. A slender-shafted Pine…

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The Princess; A Medley; Come Down, O Maid By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess; A Medley; Come Down, O Maid Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height: What pleasure lives in height (the shepherd sang) In…

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The Princess (Part 3) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess (Part 3) Morn in the wake of the morning star Came furrowing all the orient into gold. We rose, and each by other…

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Sir Launcelot And Queen Guinevere By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Sir Launcelot And Queen Guinevere LIKE souls that balance joy and pain, With tears and smiles from heaven again The maiden Spring upon the plain…

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Lady Clare By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Lady Clare IT was the time when lilies blow, And clouds are highest up in air, Lord Ronald brought a lily-white doe To give his…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 15. To-Night The Winds Begin To Rise By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 15. To-Night The Winds Begin To Rise To-night the winds begin to rise And roar from yonder dropping day: The…

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Cradle Song By Alfred Lord Tennyson

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….

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The May Queen By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The May Queen YOU must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; To-morrow ‘ll be the happiest time of all the glad…

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O True And Tried By Alfred Lord Tennyson

O True And Tried O true and tried, so well and long, Demand not thou a marriage lay; In that it is thy marriage day…

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In Memoriam A. H. H The Prelude By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H The Prelude Strong Son of God, immortal Love, Whom we, that have not seen thy face, By faith, and faith…

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Idylls Of The King; The Passing Of Arthur (Excerpt) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Idylls Of The King; The Passing Of Arthur (Excerpt) That story which the bold Sir Bedivere, First made and latest left of all the knights,…

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Beautiful City By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Beautiful City Beautiful city Beautiful city, the centre and crater of European confusion, O you with your passionate shriek for the rights of an equal…

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The Eagle By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Eagle He clasps the crag with crooked hands; Close to the sun in lonely lands, Ring’d with the azure world, he stands. The wrinkled…

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Maud A Monodrama (Part Ii, Excerpt) By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Maud A Monodrama (Part Ii, Excerpt) . O that ’twere possible . After long grief and pain . To find the arms of my true…

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In Memoriam A. H. H 82. I Wage Not Any Feud With Death By Alfred Lord Tennyson

In Memoriam A. H. H 82. I Wage Not Any Feud With Death I wage not any feud with Death For changes wrought on form…

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Freedom By Alfred Lord Tennyson

Freedom Of old sat Freedom on the heights, The thunders breaking at her feet: Above her shook the starry lights: She heard the torrents meet….

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The Princess A Medley; O Swallow By Alfred Lord Tennyson

The Princess A Medley; O Swallow O Swallow, Swallow, flying, flying South, Fly to her, and fall upon her gilded eaves, And tell her, tell…

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