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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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The University Magazine, Volume 1

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...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1878 - 370 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?— 'Tis that the lot they have Fails their...
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The Melbourne Review, Volume 10, Issues 37-40

1885
...feel, day and night, The burden of ourselves ! Well, then, the wiser wight In his own bosom delves. Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years. " Then he turns to the theologic solution of the trouble and mystery of life, and scornfully rejects...
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Studies in Philosophy and Literature

William Angus Knight - 1879 - 426 pages
...Is it true, as Mr Arnold represents Empedocles as saying—- Once read thy own heart right, And them hast done with fears ; Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years ? Must the force proceed from human nature itself? or must it rather spring from a perception of our...
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Spinoza: His Life and Philosophy

Frederick Pollock - 1880 - 467 pages
...Gewalt, die alle Wesen bindet, Befreit der Mensch sich, der sich uberwindet. GOETHE, Die Gcheimniisd Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself ! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine. MATTHEW ARNOLD, Empedocles on Etna. HAVING concluded his purely scientific analysis of the springs...
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Poems: Lyric, dramatic and elegiac poems

Matthew Arnold - 1881
...oracle, Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thine. Once read thy own breast right, And them hast done with fears; Man gets no other light, Search...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 their...
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Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1884 - 370 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? — 'Tis that the lot they have Fails their...
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An Essay on the Philosophy of Self-consciousness: Containing an Analysis of ...

Penelope Frederica Fitzgerald - 1882 - 196 pages
...Love, with fiery accents calling, wakes the slumbering soul." — Epic of Hades. " Once read thine own breast right, and thou hast done with fears. Man...thyself; there ask what ails thee at that shrine." — Matthew Arnold. " Tis that the lot they have fails their own will to please." "Heaven is the vision...
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AN ESSAY ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF SELF-CONSCIOUSNNESS

P. F. FITZGERALD - 1882
...things. Love, with fiery accents calling, wakes the slumbering soul."—Epic of Hades. " Once read thine own breast right, and thou hast done with fears. Man...thyself; there ask what ails thee at that shrine."— Matthew Arnold. " Tis that the lot they have fails their own will to please." "Heaven is the vision...
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Poems. New and complete ed, Volume 3

Matthew Arnold - 1885
...have the truth ! they cry ; And yet their oracle, Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thina 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 t Why are men ill at ease 1 — Tis that the lot they have Fails...
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