|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. (18091892) (continued)|
| O last regret, regret can die!|
| In Memoriam. lxxviii. Stanza 5.|
| There lives more faith in honest doubt, 1 |
Believe me, than in half the creeds.
| In Memoriam. xcvi. Stanza 3.|
| He seems so near, and yet so far.|
| In Memoriam. xcvii. Stanza 6.|
| Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky!|
| In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 1.|
| Ring out the old, ring in the new,|
Ring, happy bells, across the snow!
| In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 2.|
| Ring in the nobler modes of life|
With sweeter manners, purer laws. 2
| In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 4.|
| Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes,|
But ring the fuller minstrel in!
| In Memoriam. cvi. Stanza 5.|
| 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.|
| 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.|
| 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.|
| 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.|
Bailey: Who never doubted never half believed. [back]
Kingsley: Purer science, holier laws. [back]