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" And the calm moonlight seems to say : Hast thou then still the old unquiet breast, Which neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery glow That whirls the spirit from itself away, But fluctuates to and fro, Never by passion quite possess'd And... "
Matthew Arnold: Poet and Critic - Page 30
by Arnold Schrag - 1904 - 94 pages
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Poems: Second Series

Matthew Arnold - 1855 - 210 pages
...restless pacings to and fro, And the same vainly-throbbing heart was there, And the same bright calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say — Hast thou then still the old unquiet breast That neither deadens into rest Nor ever feels the fiery glow That whirls the spirit from itself away,...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1856 - 336 pages
...calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say — Hast ihou then still the old unquiet breast That neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery...possess'd, And never quite benumb'd by the world's sway ? And I, I know not if to pray Still to be what I am, or yield, and be Like all the other men I see....
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1856 - 336 pages
...pacings to and fro, And the same vainly- throbbing heart was there, And the same bright calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say — Hast thou then still the old unquiet breast That neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery glow That whirls the spirit from itself away,...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1878 - 370 pages
...throbbing heart was there, And the same bright, calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say: Hast lhou then still the old unquiet breast, Which neither deadens...possess'd And never quite benumb'd by the world's sway?— And I, I know not if to pray Still to be what I am, or yield, and be Like all the other men I see....
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1879 - 370 pages
...pacings to and fro, And the same vainly throbbing heart was there, And the same bright, calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say: Hast thou then still the old unquiet Ireast, Which neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery glow That whirls the spirit from...
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Lyric, dramatic, and elegiac poems

Matthew Arnold - 1881
...pacings to and fro, And the same vainly throbbing heart was there, And the same bright, calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say : Hast thou then...But fluctuates to and fro, Never by passion quite possess' d And never quite benumb' d by the world's sway f— And I, I know not if to pray Still to...
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Poems: Lyric, dramatic and elegiac poems

Matthew Arnold - 1881
...pacings to and fro, And the same vainly throbbing heart was there, And the same bright, calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say : Hast thou then still the old unqu1et breast Which neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery glow That whirls the spirit...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1882 - 370 pages
...throbbing heart was there, And the sarrys bright, calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say: Hast Ihou then still the old unquiet breast, Which neither deadens...But fluctuates to and fro, Never by passion quite possess' d And never quite benumb' d by the world's sivay ? — And I, I know not if to pray Still...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1884 - 370 pages
...pacings to and fro, And the same vainly throbbing heart was there, And the same bright, 'calm moon. And the calm moonlight seems to say: Hast thou then...neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery glow Thai whirls the spirit from itself away, But fluctuates to and fro, Never by passion quite possess'...
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The Vassar Miscellany, Volume 13

1883
...seems also to haunt him, and in giving voice to this mood he represents the moonlight as questioning, "Hast thou, then, still the old unquiet breast. Which...neither deadens into rest, Nor ever feels the fiery glow Which whirls the spirit from itself away, But fluctuates to and fro, Never bv passion quite possessed,...
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