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    There are loyal hearts, there are spirits brave,
    There are souls that are pure and true;
    Then give to the world the best you have,
    And the best will come back to you.
    Madeline Bridges (fl. C. 1840)

    I will not let thee go.
    I hold thee by too many bands:
    Thou sayest farewell, and lo!
    I have thee by the hands,
    And will not let thee go.
    —Robert Bridges (1844–1930)