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Alfred, Lord Tennyson


  • Sir Launcelot and Queen Guinevere
       LIKE souls that balance joy and pain,
  • A Farewell
       Flow down, cold rivulet, to the sea,
  • All Things will Die
       Clearly the blue river chimes in its flowing
  • Amphion
       MY father left a park to me,
  • Audley Court
       ‘The Bull, the Fleece are cramm’d, and not a room
  • Balin and Balan
       Pellam the King, who held and lost with Lot
  • Battle Of Brunanburgh
        Athelstan King,
  • Beautiful City
       Beautiful city, the centre and crater of European confusion,
  • Break, break, break
       Break, break, break,
  • By an Evolutionist
       The Lord let the house of a brute to the soul of a man,
  • Claribel
        Where Claribel low-lieth
  • Columbus
       CHAINS, my good lord: in your raised brows I read
  • Come Into the Garde, Maud
       Come into the garden, Maud,
  • Crossing the Bar
       Sunset and evening star,
  • Dedication
        And indeed He seems to me
  • Demeter and Persephone
       Faint as a climate-changing bird that flies
  • Fatima
       O LOVE, Love, Love! O withering might!
  • Gareth And Lynette
       The last tall son of Lot and Bellicent,
  • Geraint And Enid
       O purblind race of miserable men,
  • Guinevere
       Queen Guinevere had fled the court, and sat
  • Hendecasyllabics
        O you chorus of indolent reviewers,
  • Idylls Of The King: Song From The Marriage Of Geraint
        Turn, Fortune, turn thy wheel, and lower the proud;
  • In The Valley Of Cautertz
        All along the valley, stream that flashest white,
  • Lady Clare
       IT was the time when lilies blow,
  • Lancelot And Elaine
       Elaine the fair, Elaine the loveable,
  • Lilian
        Airy, Fairy Lilian,
  • Locksley Hall
        Comrades, leave me here a little, while as yet 't is early morn:
  • Lucretius
        Lucilla, wedded to Lucretius, found
  • Mariana
       WITH BLACKEST moss the flower-plots
  • Mariana In The South
        With one black shadow at its feet,
  • Marriage Morning
       Light, so low upon earth,
  • Merlin And Vivien
       A storm was coming, but the winds were still,
  • Milton (Alcaics)
        O mighty-mouth'd inventor of harmonies,
  • Minnie and Winnie
       Minnie and Winni
  • Morte D'Arthur
        So all day long the noise of battle roll'd
  • Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
       NOW sleeps the crimson petal, now the white;
  • Of Old Sat Freedom
       Of old sat Freedom on the heights,
  • Pelleas And Ettarre
       King Arthur made new knights to fill the gap
  • Recollection of the Arabian Nights
       WHEN the breeze of a joyful dawn blew free
  • Sir Galahad
       MY good blade carves the casques of men,
  • Spring
       Birds' love and birds' song
  • St. Agnes' Eve
        Deep on the convent-roof the snows
  • The Ballad of Oriana
  • The Beggar Maid
       Her arms across her breast she laid;
  • The Blackbird
       O blackbird! sing me something well:
  • The Burial of Love
       His eyes in eclipse,
  • The Charge of the Heavy Brigade at Balaclava
       The charge of the gallant three hundred, the Heavy
  • The Charge Of The Heavy Brigade At Balaclava
       Our birches yellowing and from each
  • The Charge Of The Light Brigade
       HALF a league, half a league,
  • The Coming Of Arthur
       Leodogran, the King of Cameliard,
  • The Death of the Old Year
       Full knee-deep lies the winter snow,
  • The Eagle (A Fragment )
       He clasps the crag with crooked hands;
  • The Flower
       Once in a golden hour
  • The Holy Grail
       From noiseful arms, and acts of prowess done
  • The Kraken
       Below the thunders of the upper deep,
  • The Lady of Shalott
       On either side the river lie
  • The Last Tournament
       Dagonet, the fool, whom Gawain in his mood
  • The Lord of Burleigh
       IN her ear he whispers gaily,
  • The Marriage Of Geraint
       The brave Geraint, a knight of Arthur's court,
  • The Miller's Daughter
       It is the miller's daughter,
  • The Oak
       Live thy Life,
  • The Owl
       When cats run home and light is come,
  • The Passing Of Arthur
       That story which the bold Sir Bedivere,
  • The Progress of Spring
       THE groundflame of the crocus breaks the mould,
  • The Ringlet
        'Your ringlets, your ringlets,
  • The Skipping-Rope
       SURE never yet was antelope
  • The Splender Falls
       The splendor falls on castle walls
  • The Talking Oak
       Once more the gate behind me falls;
  • Tithonus
       The woods decay, the woods decay and fall,
  • To E. Fitzgerald: Tiresias
       OLD FITZ, who from your suburb grange,
  • To The Queen
       O loyal to the royal in thyself,
  • Ulysses
       It little profits that an idle king,
  • ‘And ask ye why these sad tears stream?’
       And ask ye why these sad tears stream?