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" quite like the French academy, a sovereign organ of the highest literary opinion, a recognized authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste, we shall hardly have, and perhaps we ought not to wish to have it." "
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Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - 1865 - 570 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of...have, and perhaps we ought not to wish to have it. But then every one amongst us with any turn for literature will do well to remember to what shortcomings...
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Essays in Criticism, Issue 13

Matthew Arnold - 1865 - 334 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of the highest literary opinion, a recognised authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste, we shall hardly have, and perhaps we...
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Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - 1866 - 558 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of...have, and perhaps we ought not to wish to have it. But then every one amongst us with any turn for literature will do well to remember to what shortcomings...
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Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - 1869 - 438 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of the highest literary opinion, a recognised authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste, we shall hardly have, and perhaps we...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 149

1880 - 610 pages
...ting of the old ideal kind would meet with a ready market m Üie covrnXra 80 The Progress of Taste. highest literary opinion, a recognized authority in...have, and perhaps we ought not to wish to have it.' So the moral is : ' Let every man be his own Academy.' Again, after a lecture full of the severest...
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Passages from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1880 - 333 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of the highest literary opinion, a recognised authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste, we shall hardly have, and perhaps we...
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Essays in Criticism

Matthew Arnold - 1883 - 404 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of the highest literary opinion, a recognised authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste, we shall hardly have, and perhaps we...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopædia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1893 - 932 pages
...or perhaps such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of...have¿ and perhaps we ought not to wish to have it. But then every one amongst us with any turn for literature will do well to remember to what shortcomings...
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Essays in Criticism, Volume 1

Matthew Arnold - 1895 - 406 pages
...perhaps, such philological freaks as Mr. Forster's about the one primeval language. But an academy quite like the French Academy, a sovereign organ of the highest literary opinion, a recognised authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste, we shall hardly have, and perhaps we...
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Thomas and Matthew Arnold and Their Influence on English Education

Sir Joshua Girling Fitch - 1898 - 310 pages
...and phrases which were only half understood. Arnold greatly valued and admired the influence B 241 of the French Academy: "a sovereign organ of the highest...authority in matters of intellectual tone and taste." Every one who knows what it is to take up a French book which has been couronné by the Academy, knows...
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