Tennyson

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    To muse and brood and live again in memory,
    With those old faces of our infancy
    Heaped over with a mound of grass,
    Two handfuls of white dust, shut in an urn of brass!
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    Flower in the crannied wall,
    I pluck you out of the crannies,
    I hold you here, root and all, in my hand,
    Little flower—but if I could understand
    What you are, root and all, and all in all,
    I should know what God and man is.
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    There is sweet music here that softer falls
    Than petals from blown roses on the grass,
    Or night-dews on still waters between walls
    Of shadowy granite, in a gleaming pass;
    Music that gentlier on the spirit lies,
    Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes;
    Music that brings sweet sleep down from the blissful skies.
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)