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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. (1809–1892) (continued)
 
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    You that woo the Voices—tell them “Old Experience is a fool”;
Teach your flattered kings that only those who can not read can rule.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 131.
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    Authors—essayist, atheist, novelist, realist, rhymester, play your part,
Paint the mortal shame of nature with the living hues of art.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 139.
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              Who can fancy warless men?
Warless? war will die out late then. Will it ever? late or soon?
Can it, till this outworn earth be dead as yon dead world the moon?
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 172.
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    Yet the moonlight is the sunlight and the sun himself will pass.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 182.
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    Is there evil but on earth? or pain in every peopled sphere?
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 197.
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    Follow you the star that lights a desert pathway, yours or mine.
Forward, till you see the Highest Human Nature is divine.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 275.
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    Love will conquer at the last.
          Locksley Hall sixty Years after. Line 280.
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    What use to brood? This life of mingled pains
      And joys to me,
Despite of every Faith and Creed, remains
      The Mystery.
          To Mary Boyle.
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      Be patient. Our Playwright may show
In some fifth act what this wild Drama means. 1 
          The Play.
 
Note 1.
FitzGerald: Omar Khayyám. He’s a good Fellow and ’t will all be well. [back]
 

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