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KeyDinnerClub: Alfred, Lord Tennyson Born on August 6, 1809, in Somersby, Lincolnshire, England, Alfred Tennyson is one of the most well-loved Victorian poets. In 1850, with the publication of In Memoriam, Tennyson became one of Britain’s most popular poets.

KeyDinnerClub: He was selected Poet Laureate in succession to Wordsworth. In 1859, Tennyson published the first poems of Idylls of the Kings, which sold more than 10,000 copies in one month. In 1884, he accepted a peerage, becoming Alfred Lord Tennyson. Tennyson died on October 6, 1892.

KeyDinnerClub: About this poem James Bond does poetry: Skyfall poem The final lines of Alfred, Lord Tennyson's poem 'Ulysses' feature in the film, Skyfall, starring Daniel Craig. M, played by Judi Dench, recites the final lines of the poem, here in full for you to read and enjoy.

CaptivHistory: Alfred, Lord Tennyson, publishes his popular volume "Poems" history thisdayinhistory

neonbluepool: also "What? Am I raging alone as my father raged in his mood? Must I too creep to the hollow and dash myself and die?" thank you very much for the daddy issues mr alfred lord tennyson

MCLEBoard: Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

ClarkeMicah: Poem of the evening: 'Ulysses' by Alfred, Lord Tennyson: 'The lights begin to twinkle from the rocks: The long day wanes: the slow moon climbs: the deep Moans round with many voices. Come, my friends, 'Tis not too late to seek a newer world.' ....Goodnight, adults, everywhere.

penny_for: "Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, 'It will be happier.'" -Alfred Lord Tennyson

NuriaRIL: Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? Alfred Lord Tennyson Manuel Vilches

CoachZcha_: "I am a part of all that I have met." -Alfred Lord Tennyson Being a coach & entertainer I take this quote to heart.

heydemak: Theirs is not to make reply : Theirs is not to reason why : Theirs is but to do and die. Alfred Lord Tennyson

MikesJokesEtc: Knowledge comes, but wisdom stays. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

AdelAmine22: Alfred Lord Tennyson wrote about grief in his poem In Memoriam A.H.H. about the death of his friend and fellow poet Arthur Henry Hallam: “I hold it true, whate’er befall; I feel it when I sorrow most; ‘Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all.”

kmallende: “If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever.” —Alfred Lord Tennyson

362t: "If I had a flower for every time I thought of you, I could walk in my garden forever." Alfred Lord Tennyson

Iadyofshallot: "Who would be A mermaid fair, Singing alone, Combing her hair Under the sea, In a golden curl With a comb of pearl, On a throne?" - From The Mermaid, by Alfred, Lord Tennyson.

blueELFcarat: Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all. - Alfred, Lord Tennyson

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InklingPress: My Friday gift to you all... Alfred Lord Tennyson by Samuel Lawrence, 1840. From the extensive (and embarrassingly large) Helen Boyle postcard collection, courtesy of the National Portrait Gallery.

valkiyre: A lie that has half a truth is ever the blackest of lies. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

Cardifolderol: "Many a night I saw the Pleiads rising thro' the mellow shade, Glitter like a swarm of fireflies tangled in a silver braid" - Alfred Lord Tennyson 'Locksley Hall'. (Yeh, but Alf, mate! You wanna see 'em when Venus is ignoring social distancing!)

streamofquotes: Ring out the thousand wars of old,/ Ring in the thousand years of peace.

Anakinkyy: If I created an account for just Alfred Lord Tennyson quotes, would it be my ALT account?!?

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WhatYouToo: Dreams are true while they last, and do we not live in dreams? ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

Mashael_AlRajhi: “I hold it true, whate'er 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

Fajri_W_: The vow that binds too strictly snaps itself. ~Alfred Lord Tennyson, "The Last Tournament," Idylls of the King

TeamBwF: Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

alexandraiffy: Better to have loved and lost, than to have never loved at all. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

carylloper: Brief is life but love is long ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

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Dusk In War Time
 by Sara Teasdale

A half-hour more and you will lean
To gather me close in the old sweet way-
But oh, to the woman over the sea
Who will come at the close of day?

A half-hour more and I will hear
The key in the latch and the strong, quick tread-
But oh, the woman over the sea
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