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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
Page 728
 
 
Charles Kingsley. (1819–1875) (continued)
 
7252
    The world goes up and the world goes down,
  And the sunshine follows the rain;
And yesterday’s sneer and yesterday’s frown
    Can never come over again.
          Dolcino to Margaret.
7253
    Toil is the true knight’s pastime.
          The Saint’s Tragedy. Act i. Sc. ii.
7254
    Oh that we two were Maying.
          The Saint’s Tragedy. Act ii. Sc. ix.
7255
    Would that we two were lying
  Beneath the churchyard sod,
With our limbs at rest in the green earth’s breast,
  And our souls at home with God.
          The Saint’s Tragedy. Act ii. Sc. ix.
7256
    Fools! who fancy Christ mistaken;
  Man a tool to buy and sell;
Earth a failure, God-forsaken,
  Ante-room of Hell.
          The World’s Age.
7257
    Pain is no evil,
  Unless it conquer us.
          St. Maura.
7258
          Are gods more ruthless than mortals?
Have they no mercy for youth? no love for the souls who have loved them?
          Andromeda.
7259
    Sad, sad to think that the year is all but done.
          The Starlings.
7260
    In the light of fuller day,
  Of purer science, holier laws. 1 
          On the Death of a certain Journal.
7261
    When all the world is old, lad,
  And all the trees are brown;
And all the sport is stale, lad,
  And all the wheels run down;
          Water Babies. Song ii.
 
Note 1.
See Tennyson: Sweeter manners, purer laws, page 676. [back]
 

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