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October 15, 2014 at 7:30 am

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Matthew Arnold

For poetry the idea is everything; the rest is a world of illusion, of divine illusion. Poetry attaches its emotion to the idea; the idea is the fact.

Matthew Arnold

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August 26, 2014 at 7:30 am

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For the creation of a masterwork of literature two powers must concur, the power of the man and the power of the moment, and the man is not enough without the moment.

Matthew Arnold

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April 19, 2012 at 7:50 am

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