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Essays in Criticism - Page 22
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, there is anything like it ? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks...
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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, there is anything like it ? Nothing. ' I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last.' O the fatuity of the average member of...
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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, there is anything like it ? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks...
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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, there is anything like it ? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks...
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Essays in Criticism, Volume 1

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1875 - 440 pages
...have 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?' Perhaps not, one is inclined to answer ; but at any rate, in that case, the world is very much to be...
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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 is anything like it ? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." Writing at a date before the repeal of the...
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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, there is anything like it? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks...
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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, there is anything like it? Nothing. I pray that our unrivalled happiness may last." This is the old story of our system of checks...
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The Function of Criticism at the Present Time

Matthew Arnold - Criticism - 1895 - 150 pages
...able to say what he likes? Can you not walk from one end of England to the other in perfect security? 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." Now obviously there is a peril for poor human...
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