Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day’s rising
"Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day's rising" is a song and lament composed by Gléowine, minstrel of the King's House of Rohan to mourn the passing of Théoden after the Battle of the Pelennor Fields. It appears in the chapter "Many Partings".
Out of doubt, out of dark, to the day's rising
he rode singing in the sun, sword unsheathing.
Hope he rekindled, and in hope he ended;
over death, over dread, over doom lifted
out of loss, out of life, unto long glory.