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Quotation by Alfred Tennyson
Till the war-drum throbbed no longer, and the battle-flags were furled In the Parliament of man, the Federation of the world. There the common sense of most shall hold a fretful realm in awe, And the kindly earth shall slumber, lapped in universal law.
Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892), British poet. Locksley Hall (l. 127–130). . .
Tennyson; a Selected Edition. Christopher Ricks, ed. (1989) University of California Press.
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