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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
A wanderer is man from his birth.
He was born in a ship
On the breast of the river of Time.

R
And sigh that one thing only has been lent
To youth and age in common - discontent.
A
And then he thinks he knows
The hills where his life rose,
And the sea where it goes.
N
Friends who set forth at our side,
Falter, are lost in the storm.
We, we only, are left!
K
A criticism of life under the conditions fixed for such a criticism by the laws of poetic truth and poetic beauty.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Future
R: Youth's Agitations."
A: The Buried Life
N: Rugby Chapel, 102
K: Essays in Criticism," Second Series, 'The Study of Poetry'
   


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