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" I ask you whether the world over, or in past history, there is anything like it? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last. "
Essays in Criticism - Page 21
by Matthew Arnold - 1865 - 302 pages
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 17; Volume 21

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1868
...look around me and ask what is the state of England ? Is not every man able to say what he likes ? I ask you whether the world over, or in past history,...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks and every Englishman doing as he likes, which we have...
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The National Review, Volume 19

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1864
...seen them will remember ;- — the gloom, the smoke, the cold, the strangled illegitimate child ! " I ask you whether the world over, or in past history, there is anything like it?" It may be so, one is inclined to answer ; but at any rate, in that case, the world is very much to...
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The British Quarterly Review, Volume 42

Henry Allon - 1865
...It tortures him when, in similar mood, Mr. Roebuck, wondering at the state of England, exclaims, ' I ask you whether, the world ' over or in past history,...' I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last.' O the fatuity of the average member of Parliament, addressing his constituents ! Does he road the newspapers,...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 17

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1868
...ask what is the state of England? Is not every man able to say what he likes ? I ask you whether tho world over, or in past history, there is anything...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks and every Englishman doing as ho likes, which wo have...
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Culture and Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Culture - 1869 - 272 pages
...I look around me and ask what is the state of England? Is not every man able to say what he likes ? I ask you whether the world over, or in past history,...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks and every Englishman doing as he likes, which we have...
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Culture and Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism

Matthew Arnold - Anarchism - 1869 - 272 pages
...look around me and ask what is the state of England ? Is not every man able to say what he likes ? I ask you whether the world over, or in past history,...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks and every Englishman doing as he likes, which we have...
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Essays in Criticism, Volume 1

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1875 - 440 pages
...Anglo-Saxon race, the best breed in the whole world ! I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last! I ask you whether, the world over or in past history, there is anything like it ! ' And so long as criticism answers this dithyramb by insisting that the old Anglo-Saxon race would...
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Studies in Literature, 1789-1877

Edward Dowden - Literature - 1878 - 523 pages
...talk to the Sheffield cutlers about " our unrivalled happiness." " I ask you," said Mr. Roebuck, " whether the world over, or in past history, there...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." Writing at a date before the repeal of the Corn Laws, it is assuredly not our unrivalled happiness...
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Culture & Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism : And ...

Matthew Arnold - Culture - 1883 - 364 pages
..."I look around me and ask what is the state of England 1 Is not every man able to say what he likes? I ask you whether the world over, or in past history,...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks and every Englishman doing as he likes, which we have...
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Culture & Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism : And ...

Matthew Arnold - Culture - 1891 - 364 pages
..."I look around me and ask what is the state of England 1 Is not every man able to say what he likes? I ask you whether the world over, or in past history,...Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks and every Englishman doing as he likes, which we have...
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