With prudes for proctors, dowagers for deans, And sweet girl-graduates in their golden hair.
O love, they die in yon rich sky, They faint on hill or field or river: Our echoes roll from soul to soul, And grow for ever and for ever.
I thought narcissism meant you loved yourself. Then someone told me there is a flip si...- Emily Levine
Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop.- Augustine of Hippo
I love everything that’s old: old friends, old times, old manners, old books, old wines.- Oliver Goldsmith
I would like my life to be a statement of love and compassion-and where it isn't, that's w...- Ram Dass
To forgive is the highest, most beautiful form of love. In return, you will receive untold...- Robert Muller
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|Birth:||6th August, 1809|
|Death:||6th October, 1892|
Alfred Tennyson was Poet Laureate of Great Britain and Ireland during much of Queen Victoria's reign and remains one of the most popular British poets. Tennyson excelled at penning short lyrics, such as "Break, Break, Break", "The Charge of the Light Brigade", "Tears, Idle Tears" and "Crossing the Bar". He is the ninth most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations. Tennyson was first a student of Louth Grammar School for four years and then attended Scaitcliffe School, Englefield Green and King Edward VI Grammar School, Louth. He entered Trinity College, Cambridge, in 1827. In 1829, Tennyson was awarded the Chancellor's Gold Medal at Cambridge for one of his first pieces, "Timbuctoo". He published his first solo collection of poems, Poems Chiefly Lyrical in 1830.
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