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" Adorable dreamer, whose heart has been so romantic ! who hast given thyself so prodigally, given thyself to sides and to heroes not mine, only never to the Philistines! home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular' names, and impossible loyalties... "
Cassell's Picturesque Australasia - Page 18
edited by - 1888
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The Freeman, Volume 3

Francis Neilson, Albert Jay Nock - History, Modern - 1921
...and the intellectual man was but following his instinct when he threw what weight he had on the side of "lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties." But to-day, with the lapse of religion, the secular life of the majority has taken to itself sanctions...
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English literature - 1920 - 237 pages
...so prodigally, given thyself to sides and to heroes not mine, only never to the Philistines! Homes of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties! Essays in Criticism. SAMUEL BUTLER 1835-1902 FLEET STREET THERE are infinite attractions in London....
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...features thin, This mass of seams and lines, my face? EDMUND YATES — Aged Forty. 15 FAILURE [Oxford] os MATTHEW ARNOLD — Essays in Criticism. Closing par. of preface. la In the lexicon of youth, which...
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The Glory of English Prose: Letters to My Grandson

Stephen Coleridge - English language - 1922 - 232 pages
...given thyself so prodigally, given thyself to sides and heroes not mine, only never to the Philistines! home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties! . . . Apparitions of a day, what is our puny warfare against the Philistines, compared with the warfare...
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The Old Country: A Book of Love and Praise of England

Ernest Rhys - England - 1922 - 319 pages
...thyself so prodigally, given thyself to sides and to heroes not mine, only never to the Philistines ! home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties ! what example could ever so inspire us to keep down the Philistine in ourselves, what teacher could...
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The Art of Criticism: Henry James on the Theory and the Practice of Fiction

Henry James, William Veeder, Susan M. Griffin - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 517 pages
...one, first of all, in the apostrophe to the University of Oxford, at the close of the Preface, — "home of lost causes and forsaken beliefs and unpopular names and impossible loyalties." This is doubtless nothing but sentiment, but it seizes a shade of truth, and conveys it with a directness...
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The Concise Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1989 - 343 pages
...times. Dr. Oliver Wendell Holmes (1809-1894) American writer, physician See Colby on INNOVATION ; Oxford Home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties! Matthew Arnold (1822-1888) English poet, critic The ancient seat of pedantry, where they manufacture...
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The Idea of the University: A Reexamination

Jaroslav Pelikan - Education - 1992 - 238 pages
...her gardens to the moonlight, whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age" and the "home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties!" — had a way of affecting its graduates that way. This did not by any means apply to all of its former...
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Walter Pater: The Critical Heritage

R. M. Seiler - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 449 pages
...that emanated from the memories and the very stones of Oxford. We all know Matthew Arnold's apostrophe to the 'home of lost causes, and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names, and impossible loyalties'; to the dream city that 'lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers...
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Matthew Arnold: Prose writings

Carl Dawson, John Pfordresher - Literary Collections - 1995 - 458 pages
...given thyself prodigally, given thyself to sides and to heroes not mine, only not to the Philistines! Home of lost causes and forsaken beliefs, and unpopular names and impossible loyalties!' Oxford, as he says elsewhere, had taught the truth that 'beauty and sweetness are essential characters...
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