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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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Jude the Obscure

Thomas Hardy - 1923 - 493 pagina’s
...ineffable charm keeps ever calling us to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection.' ' - '^^' 'Beautiful city! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so Another voice was that of the Corn Law convert, whose phantom he had just seen in the quadrangle with...
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The Criers of the Shops

Sherlock Bronson Gass - 1925 - 364 pagina’s
...in the noblest expressions of it they do. One recalls — extreme example — Arnold's apostrophe to Oxford: " Beautiful city! so venerable, so lovely,...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 from...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 118

1916
...in the noblest expressions of it they do. One recalls — extreme example — Arnold's apostrophe to Oxford: — ' Beautiful city ! so venerable, so lovely,...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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Lectures and Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - 1962 - 578 pagina’s
...not yet, 35 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,...serene! "There are our young barbarians, all at play!" 5 And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...
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Pictures from an Institution: A Comedy

Randall Jarrell - 1986 - 277 pagina’s
...lost causes. But it went on to say that the causes were not lost: "No, we are all seekers still! yet seekers often make mistakes, and I wish mine to redound to my own discredit only, and not to touch Benton. [She paused.] Beautiful spot! so young, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual...
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Oxford and Cambridge

Christopher Brooke, Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke, Dixie Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History Christopher N L Brooke, Roger Highfield - 1988 - 367 pagina’s
...his feeling for Oxford in the well-known lines from the preface to his Essays in Criticism (1865): Beautiful City! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...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 from...
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The Grand Old Man: Or, The Life and Public Services of the Right Honorable ...

Richard Briscoe Cook - 1898 - 586 pagina’s
...doublefirst-class. Of the city of Oxford, where Oxford University is situated, Matthew Arnold writes : " Beautiful city ! So venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, or whispering...
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Quotations of Wit and Wisdom

John W. Gardner, John William Gardner, Francesca Gardner Reese - 1996 - 247 pagina’s
...war with another when it knew it would have to win by simply wearing out the enemy. Orville Wright, Beautiful city! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene! . . . whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Ages. . . . Home of lost causes,...
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The Pre-Raphaelites: Writings and Sources, Volume 1

Inga Bryden - 1998 - 416 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,...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 from...
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Oxford in English Literature: The Making, and Undoing, of 'the English Athens'

Associate Professor of English John Dougill, John Dougill - 1998 - 363 pagina’s
...'philistine' as an uncultured person had been appropriated from the German by Carlyle earlier in the century.) Beautiful city! so venerable, so lovely, so unravaged...intellectual life of our century, so serene! 'There are our voting barbarians, all at play!' And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to...
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