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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 Resolve to be thyself and know, that he who finds himself, loses his misery. Quote Right
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Quote Left Journalism is literature in a hurry. Quote Right
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Quote Left It is almost impossible to exaggerate the proneness of the human mind to take miracles as evidence, and to seek for miracles as evidence. Quote Right
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Quote Left But each day brings its petty dust our soon-choked souls to fill, and we forget because we must, and not because we will. Quote Right
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Quote Left Once pass'd I blindfold here, at any hour, Now seldom come I, since I came with him.... Quote Right
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