Beauties of Tennyson

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Beauties of Tennyson by Alfred Lord Tennyson

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arge they made!
Honor the Light Brigade,
Noble six hundred!

[Illustration: "BOLDLY THEY RODE AND WELL."]

FROM "THE MAY QUEEN."

You must wake and call me early, call me early, mother dear; To-morrow 'ill be the happiest time of all the glad New-year; Of all the glad New-year, mother, the maddest merriest day; For I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o' the May.

There's many a black black eye, they say, but none so bright as mine; There's Margaret and Mary, there's Kate and Caroline:
But none so fair as little Alice in all the land they say, So I'm to be Queen o' the May, mother, I'm to be Queen o' the May.

[Illustration: THE MAY QUEEN.]

SONG FROM "THE PRINCESS."

As thro' the land at eve we went,
And pluck'd the ripen'd ears,
We fell out, my wife and I,
O we fell out I know not why,
And kiss'd again with tears,
And blessings on the falling out
That all the more endears,
When

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