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Matthew Arnold (Matthew) was an English Victorian Era poet and critic. He was educated at Winchester, Rugby, and Oxford, where he won the Newdigate prize. In 1857 he was elected Professor of Poetry at Oxford. Mr. Arnold has a lucid style and is abreast of the thought of his age. He may be said in his own words to wander "between two worlds, one dead, the other powerless to be born."

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Quote Left I do not believe today everything I believed yesterday I wonder will I believe tomorrow everything I believe today. Quote Right
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Quote Left And that sweet city with her dreaming spires, She needs not June for beauty's heightening... Quote Right
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Quote Left "Fenced early in this cloistral round Of reverie, of shade, of prayer,... Quote Right
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Quote Left Resolve to be thyself; and know, that he Who finds himself, loses his misery. Quote Right
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Quote Left The sea is calm to-night. The tide is full, the moon lies fair Upon the straits;— Quote Right
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