History Creator / AlfredLordTennyson

31st Dec '16 9:29:13 AM livestockgeorge
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-->Me only cruel immortality consumes...

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-->Me only cruel immortality consumes...immortality
-->Consumes. I wither slowly in thine arms.
31st Dec '16 9:27:44 AM livestockgeorge
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* AgeWithoutYouth: The title character of "Tithonus" asks for his "gift" of eternal life to be taken away, as it is worthless without also having eternal youth. Alas, "the Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts."

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* AgeWithoutYouth: The title character of "Tithonus" asks for his "gift" of eternal life to be taken away, as it is worthless without also having eternal youth. Alas, "the Gods themselves cannot recall their gifts."" The trope namer could just as easily be "cruel immortality."
-->Me only cruel immortality consumes...
11th Aug '16 6:17:10 PM Exxolon
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* WarIsGlorious/WarIsHell: "The Charge of the Light Brigade" plays both tropes simultaneously - lauding the courageous charge while also lamenting how many were killed and injured.[[note]]Of the six hundred and seventy members of the brigade, over a hundred were killed and over a hundred and fifty injured, a casualty rate of around 40% in a single action.[[/note]]

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* WarIsGlorious/WarIsHell: WarIsGlorious / WarIsHell: "The Charge of the Light Brigade" plays both tropes simultaneously - lauding the courageous charge while also lamenting how many were killed and injured.[[note]]Of the six hundred and seventy members of the brigade, over a hundred were killed and over a hundred and fifty injured, a casualty rate of around 40% in a single action.[[/note]]
11th Aug '16 6:16:54 PM Exxolon
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* WarIsGlorious/WarIsHell: "The Charge of the Light Brigade" plays both tropes simultaneously - lauding the courageous charge while also lamenting how many were killed and injured.[[note]]Of the six hundred and seventy members of the brigade, over a hundred were killed and over a hundred and fifty injured, a casualty rate of around 40% in a single action.[[/note]]
11th Aug '16 6:12:00 PM Exxolon
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11th Aug '16 6:11:48 PM Exxolon
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11th Aug '16 6:11:08 PM Exxolon
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->''Half a league, half a league, half a league onward,\\
All in the valley of Death rode the six hundred.\\
"Forward, the Light Brigade! "Charge for the guns!" he said,\\
Into the valley of Death rode the six hundred.''
-->"The Charge of the Light Brigade"
27th Nov '15 1:05:16 PM jamespolk
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--> ''I hope to see [[{{God}} my Pilot]] face-to-face\\

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--> ''I hope to see [[{{God}} my Pilot]] face-to-face\\face to face\\
27th Nov '15 1:04:45 PM jamespolk
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--> ''I hope to see [[{{God}} my Pilot]] face-to-face/When I have crost the bar.''

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--> ''I hope to see [[{{God}} my Pilot]] face-to-face/When face-to-face\\
When
I have crost the bar.''
27th Nov '15 1:04:05 PM jamespolk
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* DontFearTheReaper: The elegy "Crossing the Bar", which is about accepting death, using the metaphor of a ship crossing a sandbar as it puts out to sea. Tennyson requested that it be placed last in collections of his poetry, and it usually has been ever since his death.
--> ''I hope to see [[{{God}} my Pilot]] face-to-face/When I have crost the bar.''
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