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    The jingling of the guinea helps the hurt that Honour feels.
    Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)

    Ring out a slowly dying cause,
    And ancient forms of party strife;
    Ring in the nobler modes of life,
    With sweeter manners, purer laws.
    —Alfred Tennyson (1809–1892)