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Matthew Arnold
(1822 - 1888)



"It is not enough that the Poet should add to the knowledge of men,
it is required of him also that he should add to their happiness.
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- the preface to his 1853 edition of Poems

Matthew Arnold

British writer, best known for his poetry. Arnold was also literary critic who held the professorship of poetry at Oxford, and made substantial contributions to the development of English education.
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