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" Beautiful city ! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! " There are our young barbarians, all at play ! " And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and... "
The Great English Essayists: With Introductory Essays and Notes - Pagina 289
door William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson - 1909 - 351 pagina’s
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From Milton to Tennyson: Masterpieces of English Poetry

Louis Du Pont Syle - 1894 - 306 pagina’s
...himself- — -from the spell which Oxford must exercise over poetic minds. 'Beautiful city!' he writes;1 'so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce...serene ! ' There are our young barbarians, all at play ! And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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University Extension: A Monthly Journal Devoted to the Interests ..., Volume 3

1894
...Matthew Arnold, the latest of Oxford's great sons, apostrophizes her. "Beautiful city!" he exclaims, "so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! . . . . steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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Jude the Obscure, Volume 2

Thomas Hardy - 1895 - 488 pagina’s
...though Jude did not remember this) was now apostrophizing her thus : "Beautiful city! so valuable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! . . . Her ineffable charm keeps ever calling us to the trne goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection."...
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Paragraph-writing: A Rhetoric for Colleges

Fred Newton Scott, Joseph Villiers Denney - 1909 - 468 pagina’s
...not to give us an image of Oxford ; it is to explain to us the influence of Oxford through the ages. Beautiful city ! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...! " There are our young barbarians, all at play 1 " And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 pagina’s
...philosophy. No, we are all seekers still ! seekers often make mistakes, and I wish mine to redound to 15 my own discredit only, and not to touch Oxford. Beautiful...serene ! " There are our young barbarians, all at play! " 20 And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading 'her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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Libraries, Volume 2

1897
...has a charm which is all its own — that same charm which influenced Matthew Arnold when he wrote, " Beautiful city, so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene!" Oxford is indeed the student's haven and the poet's dream. Amid its palatial collegiate buildings,...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 pagina’s
...has not yet, so entirely as the reviewer seems to imagine, found the last word of its philosophy. No, we are all seekers still ! seekers often make mistakes, and I wish mine to redound to 15 my own discredit only, and not to touch Oxford. Beautiful city ! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1899 - 697 pagina’s
...faults loving it still. " Beautiful city ! " he exclaims in the preface to his " Essays on Criticism," " so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce...serene ! ' There are our young barbarians all at play ! ' " And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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The Puritan: An Illustrated Magazine for Free Churchmen, Volumes 1-2

1899
...CHURCH PARTY IN PARLIAMENT. BY A CONSERVATIVE MP EVERY one remembers Mr. MatthewArnold's description of Oxford : " Beautiful city ! so venerable, so lovely,...fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! Steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 2

1901
...myself, " is a great fortified post of the Barbarians." OXFORD. (From " Essays in Criticism.") No, we are all seekers still ! seekers often make mistakes,...serene ! " There are our young barbarians all at play I " And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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