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The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Volume 1 (Paperback) Loot Price: R278
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The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Volume 1 (Paperback): Alfred Tennyson
The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Volume 1 (Paperback): Alfred Tennyson

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The Life and Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson Volume 1 (Paperback)

Alfred Tennyson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ... said, " The Divine intensity," and possibly the same to F itzGerald.--H. T. 4 He went to Dresden on purpose to see this great picture. 1835 "A DREAM OF FAIR WOMEN" more concentrated on the subject. The child seems to me the furthest reach of human art. His attitude is a man's: his countenance a Jupiter's---perhaps too much so." But when A. T. had a babe of his own, he saw it was not " too much so." "I am afraid of him: babies have an expression of grandeur which children lose, a look of awe and wonder. I used to think the old painters overdid the expression and dignity of their infant Christs, but I see they didn't. This morning lay half-an-hour worshipping the bed-post on which the sunlight flickered (pure nature worship)? ' If, ' as old Hallam said, ' one could have the history of a babe's mind ' " The " Dream of Fair Women " began in the first edition of 1832 with some stanzas about a man sailing in a balloon, but my father did not like the " balloon stanzas " so they were cut out. As Edward FitzGerald said to him, "They make a perfect poem by themselves without affecting the ' dream.' " As when a man that sails in a balloon, Down-looking sees the solid shining ground Stream from beneath him in the broad blue noon, Tilth, hamlet, mead and mound: And takes his flags and waves them to the mob, That shout below, all faces turn'd to where Glows rubylike the far-up crimson globe, Fill'd with a finer air: Li So, lifted high, the poet at his will Lets the great world flit from him, seeing all, Higher thro' secret splendours mounting still, Self-poised, nor fears to fall, ...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Alfred Tennyson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 80
ISBN-13: 978-1-130-50291-6
Barcode: 9781130502916
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-130-50291-0

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