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cities or thoughts ? What is the meaning of Dæmon ? Does line 80 mean that we are helpless to choose our own way? Who is the " viceroy"? What Spirit, then, does Emerson think rules the world ? Is his belief pessimistic or optimistic ? In lines 89–92, what is the work of Love? Does line 91 mean that Love destroys the wrongdoer, or the wrong? Give the outline of the poem. Give its main thought. How does this thought compare with Tennyson's :

"O yet we trust that somehow good

Will be the final goal of ill.” — In Memoriam, 54

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