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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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Anthology of English Poetry: Beowulf to Kipling

Robert Naylor Whiteford - 1903 - 432 pages
...Empedocles on Etna," Arnold expresses a similar poetic longing : " Once read thy own breast right, v And thou hast done with fears ; Man gets no other...thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine." In " Switzerland," he reaches out for " The hush among the shining stars, The calm upon the moonlit...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Selections from Wordsworth ...

Curtis Hidden Page - 1904 - 923 pages
...have the truth ! they cry ; And yet their oracle. Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thine. n ! What makes thee struggle and rave ? Why are men ill at ease ? — Tis that the lot they have Fails...
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Browning for Beginners

Thomas Rain - 1904 - 227 pages
...ebbs and flows/' Found upon this truth and you will have calm at the heart of you, found upon it, " And thou hast done with fears ; Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years/' To drop the metaphor, so great a chaos has the theological world become that ever increasing numbers...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 5

1905
...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...
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Matthew Arnold

James Main Dixon - 1906 - 165 pages
...metrical exposition of Goethe's favorite theme — "the harmony of a universally experienced nature": Once read thy own breast right And thou hast done...thyself! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine! Three stanzas further on the singer touches upon the striking fallacy of the present era, the identification...
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T. Lvcreti Cari De rervm natvra libri sex

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1907 - 806 pages
...— caecis tenebris : also in 2, 746 and 798 ; taciturna silentia, 4, 583. Lee quotes M. Arnold : ' Once read thy own breast right, | And thou hast done...thyself. There ask what ails thee at that shrine.' Bacon : ' Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark : and as that natural fear in children...
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T. Lvcreti Cari De Rervm Natvra Libri Sex

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1907 - 806 pages
...798 ; taciturna sileníia, 4, 583. Lee quntes M. Arnold: 'Once read thy own breast right, | And th iu hast done with fears ; | Man gets no other light,...thyself. There ask what ails thee at that shrine.' Bacon: 'Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark : and as that natural fear in children...
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The Greater English Poets of the Nineteenth Century

William Morton Payne - 1907 - 388 pages
...expression in the solemn monologue of Empedocles, spoken as he stands alone upon the heights of Etna. "Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done with fears; t Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years. Sink in thyself! there ask what ails thee, at...
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Spinoza's Short Treatise on God, Man and His Wellbeing

Benedictus de Spinoza - 1910 - 246 pages
...oracle, Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thine. " Once read thy own breast right, And thou has done with fears. Man gets no other light, Search he...thyself: there ask what ails thee, at that shrine." In 1664 he translated into Dutch Spinoza's version of Descartes' Principia. In a letter written in...
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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge ...

Curtis Hidden Page - 1910 - 935 pages
...have the truth ! they cry ; And yet their oracle, Trumpet it as they will, is but the same as thine. brink Of obvious death, ln> a thousand years. Sink in thyself ! there ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! What makes thee...
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