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Lou offers link about adjectives-post positive

Posted by Lou Pilder on January 2, 2007, at 22:13:29

In reply to Lou's request for clarification from dessbee dessbee, posted by Lou Pilder on January 2, 2007, at 17:31:21

> >
> >
> > 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
The last part of the poem uses {is to be}. Here is a link about the grammatical structure called {post positive}.




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