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Comprehensive information about Matthew Arnold including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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." This educational Matthew Arnold resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.

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Quote Left Whoever sets himself to see things as they are will find himself one of a very small circle but it is only by this small circle resolutely doing its own work that adequate ideas will ever get current at all. 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 'Fenced early in this cloistral round Of reverie, of shade, of prayer,... Quote Right
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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 Unquiet souls. In the dark fermentation of earth, in the never idle workshop of nature, in the eternal movement, yea shall find yourselves again. Quote Right
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