Daily Archives: June 2, 2016

The Flower – Alfred Lord Tennyson 

Once in a golden hour  I cast to earth a seed. Up there came a flower, The people said, a weed. To and fro they went Thro’ my garden bower, And muttering discontent Cursed me and my flower. Then it … Continue reading

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The Deserted House – Alfred Lord Tennyson 

Life and Thought have gone away Side by side, Leaving door and windows wide. Careless tenants they! All within is dark as night: In the windows is no light; And no murmur at the door, So frequent on its hinge … Continue reading

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The Defence of Lucknow – Alfred Lord Tennyson 

I BANNER of England, not for a season, O banner of Britain, hast thou Floated in conquering battle or flapt to the battle-cry! Never with mightier glory than when we had rear’d thee on high Flying at top of the … Continue reading

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