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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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Paths To Power

Floyd B. Wilson - 1996 - 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 with fears ; Man gets no other light, Search lie :i thousand vetirs. Something about GeniuS; 207 Sink in thyself ! there ask What ails thee —...
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Paths to Power

Floyd Baker Wilson - 2007 - 232 pages
...dogmas of religion when he wrote t " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done with feaw ; Man gets no other light, Search he a, thousand years. Sink in thyself ! there ask What ails the©— at that shriae." He wrote this from the center. He knew the world was not yet ready for it,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 43

1878
...home ? In another place we trace the influence of Goethe again. and find the gist of the whole poem. " Once read thy own breast right And thou hast done...light Search he a thousand years. Sink in thyself, then ask what ails thee at that shrine." I have delayed too long perhaps upon those parts ol Empedocles...
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Wellesley Magazine, Volume 2

1893
...rest and satisfaction he finally sinks within himself. ' " Once read thy own breast aright And tin m hast done with fears. Man gets no other light Search...thyself, there ask what ails thee, at that shrine." "Sink in thyself," " Resolve to be thyself, and know that he who finds himself loses his misery." This...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 30

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - 1868
...the majority of men, conscious of sin and weakness, must seem very cheerless and inadequate : — " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done...light, Search he a thousand years. Sink in thyself 1 then ask what ails thee, at that shrine ! " The world exists not to make us happy. We must be content...
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The Vassar Miscellany, Volume 20

1890
...great world without us is to look within our own hearts, to know and follow their highest promptings. " Once read thy own breast right, And thou hast done with fears. Man gets no other light, Lives he a thousand years." And it is just this doctrine, that a man's chief duty is to follow the...
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The Psychoanalytic Review

1917
...And asks what ails him so, and gets what cure he can. " Once read thine own breast right And thou has done with fears ; Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years, Sink in thyself ! " But though he points again and again to the desired goal, self knowledge, he bewails that the wisest...
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Poet Lore, Volume 32

1921
...often is heard in Empedocles' song in the second scene. Once read thy own breast right, And thou has done with fears; Man gets no other light, Search he a thousand years. ***** And yet for those who know Themselves, who wisely take Their way through life, and bow To what...
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