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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
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Sir Lewis Morris. (1833–1907) (continued)
 
7728
    Sound, jocund strains; on pipe and viol sound,
        Young voices sing;
Wreathe every door with snow-white voices round,
        For lo! ’t is Spring!
Winter has passed with its sad funeral train,
And Love revives again.
          Life-Music.
7729
    Toil is the law of life and its best fruit.
          The Ode of perfect Years.
7730
    The victories of Right
Are born of strife.
There were no Day were there no Night,
Nor, without dying, Life.
          The Ode of Evil.
7731
              The world still needs
Its champion as of old, and finds him still.
          The Epic of Hades. Herakles.
7732
    Call no faith false which e’er hath brought
  Relief to any laden life,
Cessation to the pain of thought,
  Refreshment mid the dust of strife.
          Tolerance.
7733
    Rest springs from strife and dissonant chords beget
Divinest harmonies.
          Love’s Suicide.
7734
    The passionate love of Right, the burning hate of Wrong.
          The Diamond Jubilee.
 
George Arnold. (1834–1865)
 
7735
    “Learn while you’re young,” he often said,
“There is much to enjoy, down here below;
Life for the living, and rest for the dead!”
Said the jolly old pedagogue, long ago.
          The jolly old Pedagogue.
7736
    “The living need charity more than the dead.”
          The jolly old Pedagogue.
 

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