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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. (1809–1892) (continued)
 
6807
    O last regret, regret can die!
          In Memoriam. lxxviii. Stanza 5.
6808
      There lives more faith in honest doubt, 1 
Believe me, than in half the creeds.
          In Memoriam. xcvi. Stanza 3.
6809
    He seems so near, and yet so far.
          In Memoriam. xcvii. Stanza 6.
6810
    Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky!
          In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 1.
6811
    Ring out the old, ring in the new,
Ring, happy bells, across the snow!
          In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 2.
6812
    Ring in the nobler modes of life
With sweeter manners, purer laws. 2 
          In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 4.
6813
      Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes,
But ring the fuller minstrel in!
          In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 5.
6814
    Ring out old shapes of foul disease,
  Ring out the narrowing lust of gold;
  Ring out the thousand wars of old,
Ring in the thousand years of peace!
          In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 7.
6815
    Ring in the valiant man and free,
  The larger heart, the kindlier hand!
  Ring out the darkness of the land,
Ring in the Christ that is to be!
          In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 8.
6816
    And thus he bore without abuse
  The grand old name of gentleman,
  Defamed by every charlatan,
And soiled with all ignoble use.
          In Memoriam. cxi. Stanza 6.
6817
            Some novel power
  Sprang up forever at a touch,
  And hope could never hope too much
In watching thee from hour to hour.
          In Memoriam. cxii. Stanza 3.
 
Note 1.
Bailey: Who never doubted never half believed. [back]
Note 2.
Kingsley: Purer science, holier laws. [back]
 

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