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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. (1809–1892) (continued)
 
6872
                My God, I would not live
Save that I think this gross hard-seeming world
Is our misshaping vision of the Powers
Behind the world, that make our griefs our gains.
          The Sisters.
6873
                The golden guess
Is morning-star to the full round of truth.
          Columbus.
6874
    No sound is breathed so potent to coerce
And to conciliate, as their names who dare
For that sweet mother-land which gave them birth
Nobly to do, nobly to die.
          Tiresias.
6875
    A princelier-looking man never stept thro’ a prince’s hall.
          The Wreck.
6876
    The shell must break before the bird can fly.
          The ancient Sage.
6877
    Slav, Teuton, Kelt, I count them all
  My friends and brother souls,
With all the peoples, great and small,
  That wheel between the poles.
          Epilogue to The Charge of the heavy Brigade.
6878
    The song that nerves a nation’s heart
Is in itself a deed.
          Epilogue to The Charge of the heavy Brigade.
6879
    All the charm of all the Muses often flowering in a lonely word.
          To Virgil.
6880
    That man’s the best Cosmopolite
  Who loves his native country best.
          Hands all round.
6881
    Love your enemy, bless your haters, said the Greatest of the great;
Christian love among the Churches looked the twin of heathen hate.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 85.
6882
    Charm us, orator, till the lion look no larger than the cat.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 112.
 

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