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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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Alaric at Rome: And Other Poems

Matthew Arnold - 1896 - 339 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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Poems by Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1896 - 161 pages
...Empedocles in stanzas which testify to the strong influence which the philosophy of Goethe had over him : " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done with fears ; Han gets no other light, Search he a thousand years. Sink in thyself ! there ask what ails thee,...
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Realism and Romance: And Other Essays

Henry MacArthur - 1897 - 291 pages
...man,' he says, — ' No man can save his brother's soul, Or pay his brother's debt.' And again : — ' Once read thy own breast right And thou hast done with fears ; Man gets no other light, Live he a thousand years.' And then, as a relief to these feelings, he turns constantly to another...
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Modern Poet Prophets: Essays Critical and Interpretative

William Norman Guthrie - 1897 - 343 pages
...own breast right, And thou luist done with fears ; * Resignation, p. 57. t Empedocles on Ktna, p. *23 Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years. Sink in thyself ! There ask what ailn thee at that shrine." • We are, so far as can be ascertained, the only " Bafflers of our own...
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The Metaphysical Magazine, Volumes 9-10

1899
...early, or too late." Matthew Arnold, having broken from the environments of church dogmas, sang: ' ' Once read thy own breast right. And thou hast done...thyself! there ask What ails thee — at that shrine." It is but fair to myself and my subject that I say just here that this discipline for the unfolding...
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The Evolution of Religion: The Gifford Lectures Delivered ..., Volume 1

Edward Caird - 1899
...Buddha, Socrates called upon men to be their own deliverers : "Once read thine own breast right, And them hast done with fears, Man gets no other light, Search...thyself ! There ask what ails thee, at that shrine." 1 Socrates, indeed, did not set the subjective against the objective. On the contrary, according to...
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Spinoza, His Life and Philosophy

Frederick Pollock, Johannes Colerus, Jan Colerus - 1899 - 427 pages
...iiberwindet. Once read thy own breast right, GOZTHZ, Die Gehe'smnisse. And thou hast done with fears j Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years....thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine. MATTHEW AHNOLD, Empeciocles on Etna. HAVING concluded his purely scientific analysis of the springs...
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Paths to Power

Floyd Baker Wilson - 1901 - 229 pages
...Let us see. Matthew Arnold was certainly directed by none of the dogmas of religion when he wrote : " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...thyself ! there ask What ails thee — at that shrine." He wrote this from the center. He knew the world was not yet ready for it, because he was a teacher...
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Zeitschrift für vergleichende literatur-geschichte und ..., Volumes 14-15

1901
...to believe Since he sees nothing clear, And dares stamp nothing i'alsc where he finds nothing tnie. Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...no other light, Search he a thousand years. Sink in thy seif! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine! Foola! That in man's briet' teviii He cannot all...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 9

1901
...hopes. Life, after all, offers a satisfying joy. Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done thy fears; Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand...Sink in thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine.0 Emphatically, however, the thoughts expressed here are to a great extent not Arnold's, but...
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