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FrWilly: "More things re wrought by prayer than this world dreams of." Alfred Lord Tennyson.

Fiori_aus: The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions - Alfred Lord Tennyson

InspiredUs: Self-reverence, self-knowledge, self-control; these three alone lead one to sovereign power. -Lord Alfred Tennyson

josie_banner: Love is the only gold. Alfred Lord Tennyson

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rjber15: "Let the great world spin for ever down the ringing grooves of change." ~Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

TrainingMindful: “My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure.” ~ Alfred Lord Tennyson

pvpenn876: 'Tis better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all' - Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

leeroygood: “Hope Smiles from the threshold of the year to come, Whispering 'it will be happier'...” ― Alfred Lord Tennyson

PalaverFlap: Tried to tell a story about being little & thinking the guy who wrote all those musicals was named Andrew, Lord Webber a la Alfred, Lord Tennyson except irritating & not as talented & now I have Music of the Night stuck in my head as a sort of accidental self inflicted penance.

MichaelLugo: "My strength is as the strength of ten, Because my heart is pure." --Sir Galahad, Sir Alfred Lord Tennyson That's "ten" as in "the most one can count to". Because that is the strength of a pure heart--because a pure heart can clearly understand the "words" of God.

GenerationJSIN: Though much is taken,much abides;& though We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth & heaven, that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak by time & fate, but strong in will To strive,to seek,to find,& not to yield. Alfred Lord Tennyson

dionisiodanica_: 'Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all. —Alfred Lord Tennyson

Rosiecosy: “Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers” - Alfred Lord Tennyson

MikesJokesEtc: My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

MikesJokesEtc: My strength is as the strength of ten, because my heart is pure. -Alfred Lord Tennyson

Fiori_aus: The happiness of a man in this life does not consist in the absence but in the mastery of his passions - Alfred Lord Tennyson

charlenedelfin: "Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within." - Alfred Lord Tennyson

LowElsielow: A lie that is half-truth is the darkest of all lies. Alfred Lord Tennyson

Itskiwitimena: Alfred, Lord Tennyson 'Tis better to have loved and lost:, than never to have loved at all. TANGING MAHAL FRANKIANA

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

CLRIndia: A Study of the Transvestite(s) Demasculinized in Alfred, Lord Tennyson’s “The Princess” | Contemporary Literary Review India

KeithCurrams: "Are God and Nature then at strife, That Nature lends such evil dreams? So careful of the type she seems, So careless of the single life;" -Alfred Lord Tennyson

OTO_BOOT: Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

10000000tho: “Tis better to have loved and lost, Than never to have loved at all...” In Memoriam A.H.H. by Alfred Lord Tennyson

bisasajalah: Tis better to have loved and lost Than never to have loved at all. - Alfred Lord Tennyson

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

tweetpatron: “I must lose myself in action, lest I wither in despair.” – Alfred Lord Tennyson

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The Rainbow, Or Curious Covenant
 by Robert Herrick

Mine eyes, like clouds, were drizzling rain;
And as they thus did entertain
The gentle beams from Julia's sight
To mine eyes levell'd opposite,
O thing admir'd! there did appear
A curious rainbow smiling there;
Which was the covenant that she
No more would drown mine eyes or me.
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