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Alfred, Lord Tennyson is among the most beloved English poets of all time. This edition of his selected poems includes classics like: - " The Lady of Shalott" - " Charge of the Light Brigade" - " Maud" - " Morte d'Arthur" - " Ulysses" - " The Lotus Eaters" Elegantly packaged with a ribbon marker, this volume is the perfect addition to any poetry library.


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Alfred, Lord Tennyson is among the most beloved English poets of all time. This edition of his selected poems includes classics like: - " The Lady of Shalott" - " Charge of the Light Brigade" - " Maud" - " Morte d'Arthur" - " Ulysses" - " The Lotus Eaters" Elegantly packaged with a ribbon marker, this volume is the perfect addition to any poetry library.

30 review for Tennyson: Selected Poetry

  1. 5 out of 5

    Lisa

    This book is an old friend; I've been reading it since before I understood half the things he was saying. It's not too often you find verses by one of the grand old masters that inspire similar feelings to those called up by a mug of hot chocolate and a huggable teddy bear.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Heather

    This is my favorite collection of poetry. Tennyson just speaks to me, for some reason. My first taste of Tennyson was "The Lotus Eaters" which I studied in High School in connection with "The Odyssey." I get warm fuzzies just thinking about Tennyson and Homer.

  3. 5 out of 5

    D Hendrix

    "... and tho' we are not that strength which in old days moved earth and heaven; that which we are, we are; One equal temper of heroic hearts, Made weak in time and fate, but strong in will to strive, to seek, to find and not to yield." It is a testament to the poetry of this Lord Tennyson that I know those lines by heart. Truly, my favorite poets are of Irish extraction but I hold a special place in my heart for the words of Tennyson.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Cheryl

    19th Century poetry is beautiful. Tennyson's works are pure bliss. When I read his poems, I just go off into a distant land in my head, and everything else just fades away. It's so freaky, but I love it, and I love Tennyson. I can't wait to start on his novels. Ahh.

  5. 4 out of 5

    Ariel

    "Hateful is the dark-blue sky, Vaulted o'er the dark-blue sea. Death is the end of life; ah, why Should life all labour be? Let us alone. Time driveth onward fast, And in a little while our lips are dumb. Let us alone. What is it that will last? All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with evil? Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? All things have rest, and ripen toward the grave In silence; ripen, fa "Hateful is the dark-blue sky, Vaulted o'er the dark-blue sea. Death is the end of life; ah, why Should life all labour be? Let us alone. Time driveth onward fast, And in a little while our lips are dumb. Let us alone. What is it that will last? All things are taken from us, and become Portions and parcels of the dreadful Past. Let us alone. What pleasure can we have To war with evil? Is there any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? All things have rest, and ripen toward the grave In silence; ripen, fall and cease: Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease."

  6. 4 out of 5

    Ray's Artshelf

    Be near me when my light is low, __When the blood creeps, and the nerves prick __And tingle; and the heart is sick, And all the wheels of Being slow. (from 'In Memoriam A.H.H.') A good, small volume of selections from Tennyson's poetry. Brief passages only from larger works, and no critical notes, etc.

  7. 5 out of 5

    Bee

    "Pure lilies of eternal peace, Whose odours haunt my dreams" -page 73 from 'Sir Galahad'

  8. 4 out of 5

    Jen Jones

    Stirring poetry.

  9. 4 out of 5

    Magid

    Like I said, I'm just not that interested in 19th Century culture.

  10. 5 out of 5

    Jennelyn

    Tennyson is one of my favorite poets!

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    Mina

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    Mani

  13. 5 out of 5

    Melissa Fry Beasley

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    Rebecca Bellucci

  18. 5 out of 5

    lucy ∞

  19. 5 out of 5

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    Lattisha Fox

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    Claire Saim

  26. 4 out of 5

    Ashleigh Wilson

  27. 4 out of 5

    Kathleen Willoughby

  28. 5 out of 5

    Mitchell

  29. 4 out of 5

    Rat_queen

  30. 5 out of 5

    Carine

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