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Lou's request for clarification from dessbee dessbee

Posted by Lou Pilder on January 2, 2007, at 17:31:21

In reply to Ring out, Ring in, posted by dessbee on January 2, 2007, at 14:09:23

>
>
> Ring out, wild bells, to the wild sky,
> The flying cloud, the frosty light:
> The year is dying in the night;
> Ring out, wild bells, and let him die.
>
> Ring out the old, ring in the new,
> Ring, happy bells, across the snow:
> The year is going, let him go;
> Ring out the false, ring in the true.
>
> Ring out the grief that saps the mind,
> For those that here we see no more;
> Ring out the feud of rich and poor,
> Ring in redress to all mankind.
>
> Ring out a slowly dying cause,
> And ancient forms of party strife.
> Ring in the nobler modes of life,
> With sweeter manners, purer laws.
>
> Ring out the want, the care, the sin,
> The faithless coldness of the times:
> Ring out, ring out my mournful rhymes,
> But ring the fuller minstrel in.
>
> Ring out false pride in place and blood,
> The civic slander and the spite;
> Ring in the love of truth and right,
> Ring in the common love of good.
>
> 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.
>
> 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.
>
>
>
>
> Lord Alfred Tennyson (18091892)
> Poem# 106 "In Memoriam A.H.H." (1850)
>

dessbee,
In the poem above , could you clarify the following?
A. in [...ring out the false,ring in the true...]
could you clarify what the false is and what the true is in relation to the context of the poem, if you know?
B. In [...ring out the feud of rich and poor...], is this a spiritual reference? If so, from what?
C. In [..ring out a slowly dying cause...ring in the nobler modes of life...], could you identify what is the {cause} and the {nobler}, if you know?
D. In [...ring out...the sin..], could you identify what the {sin} is refering to?
E In,[..the faithless coldness of the times...], could you identify what the {faithless coldness} is?
F.In[...ring the fuller minstrel in...], is the {minstrel} a >servant<? and if so, who is this {fuller} minstrel, if you know?
G. In [...ring out..{blood}..], is this a reference to any spiritual concept, if you know?
H.In [...ring in the 1000 years of peace...] is this a reference to a eschalotogical concept, if you know?
K.In [...ring in the valiant man and free...], is this a reference to a spiritual transformation, if you know?
L. In,[..ring out the darkness...], is this a refernce to a spiritual concept, if you know?
M.In, [..ring in (redacted by respondant)...that (redacted by respondant),a {post-positive}?
Lou

 

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