Wednesday, September 9, 2009

There’s a Good Time Coming (Explanation with Reference to Context)

1. There’s a good time coming, boys,

A good time coming;

We may not live to see the day,

But earth shall glisten in the ray,

Of the good time coming.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet addresses the boys and assures them that good time is about to come in near future. We may not be able to see that good day, but it will be seen by our next generation. The earth will be brightening by the effect of good time.

2. Cannon balls may add the truth,

But thought’s weapon stronger;

We’ll win our battle by its aid-

Wait a little longer.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that cannon balls will make the fact clear. In order to achieve the truth, battle no doubt could be fought, but constructive thoughts are stronger weapon which can make us to win the battle of truth. So, the good time is about to come, we should wait for a little time.

3. There’s a good time coming, boys,

A good time coming,

The pen shall supersede the sword,

And right, not might, shall be the lord.

In the good time coming.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that good time is about to come. In those days the pen will take place of sword, only right things will hold good against power and during that period every one will enjoy its own rights.

4. Worth not birth, shall rule the mankind,

And be acknowledged stronger;

The proper impulse has been given-

Wait a little longer.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that in that period a person will be honoured and respected on the basis of individual merits and not on the heredity basis. This change is in process we have to wait for little time.

5. There’s a good time coming boys,

A good time coming

War in all men’s eyes shall be

A monster of iniquity

In the good time coming.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that a good time is about to come when mankind will hate the war as the force of injustice and unfairness. The result will be that there will be peace and prosperity in the world.

6. Nations shall not quarrel then,

To prove which is the stronger;

Nor slaughter men for glory’s sake

Wait a little longer.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that when the good time will come there will be no wars and quarrels between nation of the world for the sake of power and domination and there will be no human killings for the sake of glory. You have to wait little more.

7. There’s a good time coming, boys,

A good time coming;

Let us aid it all we can,

Every woman and every man

The good time coming.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that let us give help to bring about good time in the world. Each one of us should aim at bringing about good time in the world.

8. Smallest helps, if rightly given,

Make the impulse stronger;

It will be strong enough one day

Wait a little longer.

Reference to Context:

These lines have been taken from the poem “There’s a good time coming” written by Charles Mackay.

The poet believes that a good time is about to come, when there will be no wars, powerful will not rule the world and the pen will take place of sword.

Explanation:

In these lines poet says that we should keep in our mind that within our own limited spheres of life, if we extend sincere co-operation and helps though smallest but with almost devotion, it would matter a lot and would motivate to those times to come soon. He assures that it will be strong one day when the good time actually comes in the world.

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1 Responses to “There’s a Good Time Coming (Explanation with Reference to Context)”

muhammad shoaib said...
February 15, 2016 at 10:42 AM

This is awesome and it always let me to breath a fresh and be ready for next challenge. Just love it.


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