Questions tagged [matthew-arnold]

Questions about the English poet and cultural critic Matthew Arnold (1822 – 1888) and his works.

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What does “contention-tost” mean?

In Matthew Arnold's 'Thyrsis: A Monody, to Commemorate the Author's Friend, Arthur Hugh Clough' we read: What though the music of thy rustic flute Kept not for long its happy, country tone; ...