Famous quotes containing the word tennyson:

    Be near me when I fade away,
    To point the term of human strife,
    And on the low dark verge of life
    The twilight of eternal day.
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    While all this was going on
    Mister Alfred Tennyson sat like a baby
    Doing his poetic business.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    O, sweet and far from cliff and scar
    The horns of Elfland faintly blowing!
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)