Quotes by Matthew Arnold

What is it to grow old?Is it to lose the glory of the form, The luster of the eye?Is it for beauty to forego her wreath?MYes, but not this a ...

Matthew Arnold aging

The generations of thy peers are fled.And we ourselves shall go; But thou possessest an immortal lot,And we imagine thee exempt from age ...

Matthew Arnold aging old age immortality

--No, no thou hast not felt the lapse of hours!For what wears out the life of mortal men? 'Tis that from change to change their being rolls; ...

Matthew Arnold life aging

But each day brings its petty dustOur soon-choked souls to fill, And we forget because we must,And not because we will. ...

Matthew Arnold memory

us burning plains,Bristled with cities, us the sea received. ...

Matthew Arnold sea traveling travelers

I fell her finger lightLaid pausefully upon life's headlong train;-- The foot less prompt to meet the morning dew,The heart less bounding at ...

Matthew Arnold hesitation

Our fathers water'd with their tearsThis sea of time whereon we sail, Their voices were in all men's earsWho pass'd within their puissant ha ...

Matthew Arnold time world the futility

One moment, on the rapid's top, our boatHung poised --and then the darting river of Life (Such now, methought, it was), the river of Life,Lo ...

Matthew Arnold life time

Our society distributes itself into Barbarians, Philistines and Populace; and America is just ourselves with the Barbarians quite left out, ...

Matthew Arnold United States people of Americans

Still bent to make some port he knows not where,Still standing for some false impossible shore. ...

Matthew Arnold obstinacy

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