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" Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done with fears! Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years. Sink in thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine! "
Matthew Arnold: Poet and Critic - Page 28
by Arnold Schrag - 1904 - 94 pages
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New Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1867 - 226 pages
...have the truth ! they cry. And yet their oracle, Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thine. Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! What makes thee struggle and rave ? Why are men ill at ease ? — 'T is that the lot they have Fails...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 6

1867
...Once read thy own breast right, And iln.il hast done with fears ! Man gets no other light, Search ho a thousand years. Sink in thyself! There ask what ails thee at that shrine ! " Such is the first and the central text from which Mr. Swinburne expounds and illustrates those...
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The Pulpit Analyst

Hodder and Stoughton - 1868
...help from without there is none. A recent poet says :— " Once read thy own breast aright. And them hast done with fears ! Man gets no other light, Search...thyself: there ask What ails thee, at that shrine!" Another commends this as the gospel of self-sufficiency—"an evangel not to be cancelled or supplanted...
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Narrative and elegiac poems

Matthew Arnold - 1869
...have the truth! they cry; And yet their oracle, Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thine. c a Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself ! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! What makes thee struggle and rave? Why are men ill at ease ? — 'Tis that the lot they have Fails...
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The North British Review, Volumes 50-51

1869
...its powers ? Is it true, as Mr. Arnold represents Empedocles as saying — " Once read thy own heart right, And thou hast done with fears ; Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years " ? Must the force proceed from human nature itself, and its relation to this present state of being...
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Essays and Studies

Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1875 - 438 pages
...falsehood; the soul, which oracles and miracles can neither make nor mar, can neither slay nor save. " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself ; there ask what ails thee, at that shrine." This is the gospel of aiirapntta, the creed of self-sufficience,' which sees for man no clearer or...
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Essays and studies (chiefly repr. from the Fortnightly review).

Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1875
...falsehood; the soul, which oracles and miracles can neither make nor mar, can neither slay nor save. " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself; there ask what ails thee, at that shrine." This is the gospel of avrapxua, the creed of self-sufficience, 1 which sees for man no clearer or deeper...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Part 1

1875
...then, the wiser wight In his own bosom delves, And asks what ails him so, and gets what cure he can Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done with fears ! Man gets no other light, Search he a hundred years. Sink in thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! It is to be feared that...
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The Gentleman's Magazine ...

1875
...thy own breast right, And thou hast done with fears ! Man gets no other light, Search he a hundred years. Sink in thyself ! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! It is to be feared that no amount of delving into one's own bosom, or sinking into one's self, will...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 91

1878
...such sights May'st see without dismay ; Ask what most helps when known, thou son of Anchitus. ***** Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself ! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! ***** In vain our pent wills fret, And would the world subdue ! Limits we did not set Condition all...
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