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Matthew Arnold
(1822-1888) born on
Dec 24
English poet, critic. He was an Oxford professor, known for his poem "Dover Beach," 1853 and as a crusader for classicism.
         
   
F
He will find one English book and one only, where, as in the "Iliad" itself, perfect plainness of speech is allied with perfect nobleness; and that book is the Bible.

R
Is it so small a thing
To have enjoy'd the sun,
To have lived light in the spring,
To have loved, to have thought, to have done?
A
Journalism is literature in a hurry.
N
Conduct is three-fourths of our life and its largest concern.
K
Force and right are the governors of this world; force till right is ready.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: On Translating Homer."
R: Empedocles on Etna."
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: "Literature and Dogma," Ch.1.
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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