Who is Arthur Hugh Clough

Arthur Hugh Clough ( KLUF; 1 January 1819 – 13 November 1861) was an English poet, an educationalist, and the devoted assistant to Florence Nightingale. He was the brother of suffragist Anne Clough and father of Blanche Athena Clough who both became principals of Newnham College, Cambridge.


Arthur Clough was born in Liverpool to James Butler Clough, a cotton merchant of Welsh descent, and Anne Perfect, from Pontefract in Yorkshire. James Butler Clough was a younger son of a landed gentry family that had been living at Plas Clough in Denbighshire since 1567. In 1822 the family moved to the United States, and Clough's early childhood was spent mainly in Charleston, South Carolina. In 1828 Clough and his older brother Charles Butler Clough (later head of the C...
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  • Perche Pensa? Pensando S'invecchia
    To spend uncounted years of pain,
    Again, again, and yet again,
    In working out in heart and brain
    The problem of our being here; ...
  • Amours De Voyage - Canto V
    CANTO V.

    There is a city, upbuilt on the quays of the turbulent Arno,
    Under Fiesole's heights, thither are we to return? ...
  • Amours De Voyage - Canto Iv

    Eastward, or Northward, or West? I wander and ask as I wander,
    Weary, yet eager and sure, Where shall I come to my love? ...
  • Amours De Voyage - Canto Iii

    Yet to the wondrous St. Peter's, and yet to the solemn Rotonda,
    Mingling with heroes and gods, yet to the Vatican Walls, ...
  • Amours De Voyage - Canto Ii

    Is it illusion? or does there a spirit from perfecter ages,
    Here, even yet, amid loss, change, and corruption, abide? ...
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Luckyerica3: say not the struggle naught availeth by arthur hugh clough. say not the struggle nought availeth, the labour and the wounds are vain, the enemy faints not, nor faileth, and as things have been they remain. /1
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Shelleyscholar: arthur hugh clough to charles eliot norton: 'pray read hogg’s ‘life of shelley.’ it is a great pleasure to see shelley really alive, and treading the vulgar earth—hogg’s transparent absurdity being the only intervening impediment'. the year hogg's two volumes were published.
Nathanfrancis__: and not by eastern windows only, when daylight comes, comes in the light, in front the sun climbs slow, how slowly, but westward, look, the land is bright. poems:
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Speak Roughly
 by Lewis Carroll

Speak roughly to your little boy,
And beat him when he sneezes:
He only does it to annoy,
Because he knows it teases.

Chorus (In which the cook and the baby joined):-
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