Who is Matthew Arnold

Family tree Matthew Arnold (24 December 1822 – 15 April 1888) was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. He was the son of Thomas Arnold, the famed headmaster of Rugby School, and brother to both Tom Arnold, literary professor, and William Delafield Arnold, novelist and colonial administrator. Matthew Arnold has been characterised as a sage writer, a type of writer who chastises and instructs the reader on contemporary social issues.
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Matthew Arnold Poems

  • Journey To The Dead
    Forth from the East, up the ascent of Heaven,
    Day drove his courser with the Shining Mane;
    And in Valhalla, from his gable perch,
    The golden-crested Cock began to crow: ...
  • Funeral
    The gods held talk together, group'd in knots,
    Round Balder's corpse, which they had thither borne;
    And Hermod came down towards them from the gate.
    And Lok, the Father of the Serpent, first ...
  • The Last Glen
    Hist! once more!
    Listen, Pausanias!--Aye, 'tis Callicles!
    I know those notes among a thousand. Hark!
    ...
  • Typho
    He advances to the edge of the crater. Smoke and fire break forth with a loud noise, and CALLICLES is heard below singing:


    ...
  • Marsyas
    CALLICLES (from below)


    As the sky-brightening south-wind clears the day, ...
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Life 98 World 77 Soul 69 Long 69 Heart 67 Light 63 Deep 63 Sea 60 Night 60 Sun 54


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  • Page_upon_page: matthew arnold culture and anarchy (published: 1932) full text:
  • Pcnhdustinkent: got a close 3-way battle here between matthew matson of north bay haven and cadence goeden and sydnie caldwell of arnold. still just under 24 hours left to vote.
  • Ledrew: but seek first his kingdom and his righteousness and all these things will be given to you as well. matthew 6:33 niv (please retweet)
  • Anntandy: who has two dejected world-weary thumbs and decided to teach two matthew arnold poems and a chunk of tennyson’s in memoriam this week? this gal
  • Ariisooh: 명언]truth sits upon the lips of dying men. (matthew arnold
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