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John Bartlett (1820–1905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.

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Alfred Tennyson Tennyson. (1809–1892) (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.
Note 1.
Bailey: Who never doubted never half believed. [back]
Note 2.
Kingsley: Purer science, holier laws. [back]