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Scholar Gipsy : Matthew Arnold

I’ve been reading up on Matthew Arnold’s work as a school inspector, and came across some of his poetic works. Having only thought of Arnold as a cultural critic, I was surprised to find his poetry to be so highly … Continue reading

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Rousseau’s Emile: on Infancy

I made this quote bank of the first chapter of Rousseau’s Emile : “Infancy”. Feel free to use this wherever and whenever you want.  The first drafts of Emile did not include infancy, but as William Boyd observes in Emile … Continue reading

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