Arthur hugh clough, b1819, the son of a liverpool cotton merchant, lived in america until he was 9 he was sent to rugby, where dr arnold had just taken over as headmaster, and later became close friends with his sons, matthew and tom arnold he was a scholar at balliol college, oxford, and then a fellow at oriel. Say not the struggle naught availeth by arthur hugh clough, 1819-1861 • background this is the second of the three hortatory poems i'm posting taken just as a poem, it's the best-crafted of the three it is one of those fine lyrics of clough's which, says the oxford companion to english literature, bear the mark of the. Posts about arthur hugh clough [letters] written by louisstott difficult at that time with streams, marshes, lochans, and the absence of roads, the no-man's land on the far side of ben lomond, the one habitable place in which was the hamlet of aberfoyle the dirk and the target lie sordid with dust. Where lies the land to which the ship would go is a lyric poem of sixteen lines in four quatrains (four-line stanzas) the author completed the poem in 1852 it was first published in 1862 backgroundarthur hugh clough ( pronounced kluff) was born in liverpool, england, in 1819, where his father was in the cotton. Discover arthur hugh clough famous and rare quotes share arthur hugh clough quotations about heart, pleasure and duty if hopes were dupes, fears may be liars. Where lies the land by arthur hugh clough edmund clarence stedman, ed 1895 a victorian anthology, 1837-1895.
When it's so lucrative to cheat: bear not false witness let the lie have time on its own wings to fly: thou shalt not covert but tradition approves all forms of competition notes form: couplets 1 one of the two extant manuscripts has four additional lines, not printed in any early edition of clough, summarizing his decalogue. A summary of a classic victorian poem 'say not the struggle nought availeth' is one of two poems by the victorian poet arthur hugh clough now, nor is the embarrassing error clough made in borrowing that gaelic title, whose origins supposedly lie in an obscene drinking toast that refers to 'the bearded. An english poet with special interest for americans is arthur hugh clough, born in 1819, who spent several years of his child hood in america and in later years had many american friends even in death he has an american associate, for he lies near theodore parker in that beautiful protestant cemetery in florence.
Exults to bear, and scorns to wish it past where lies the land to which the ship would go far, far ahead, is all her seamen know and where the land she travels from away, far, far behind, is all that they can say arthur hugh clough for past saturday poems, take a look at the archive in poetry please. Here am i yet, another twelvemonth spent, one-third departed of the mortal span, carrying on the child into the man, nothing into reality sails rent, and rudder broken,—reason impotent— affections all unfixed so forth i fare on the mid seas unheedingly, so dare to do and to be done by, well content so was it from the.
Arthur hugh clough's father was a liverpool cotton merchant who emigrated with his family to america in 1828 clough was sent back to england to be educated he attended rugby school where he began a lifelong friendship with the headmaster's son, the future poet and critic matthew arnold after rugby he went to. Arthur hugh clough's letters to five of the leading american poets and scholars of his arthur hugh clough rwe clough's letters to ralph waldo emerson (nb the subsequent numbers, (eg rwe 1, etc) refer to the letters to each correspondent and unknown: 'where lies the land to which the ship would go / far, far.
Canto i over the great windy waters, and over the clear-crested summits, unto the sun and the sky, and unto the perfecter earth, come, let us go,—to a land wherein gods of the old time wandered, where every breath even now changes to ether divine come, let us go though withal a voice whisper, 'the world that we live. When wilfred owen condemned horace's motto, 'dulce et decorum est pro patria mori', as 'the old lie', he was not demonstrating an unusual knowledge of classical verse galloway kyle's soldier poets: songs of the fighting men (1916) and its successor, more songs of the fighting men (1917), had each.
And where the land she travels from away, far, far behind, is all that they can say where lies the land to which the ship would go, st 1 (1852) go say not in thy heart, and what then were it accomplished, were the wild impulse allayed, what were the use or the good go, when the instinct is stilled, and when the deed. The poem opens with number of rhetorical questions that sets the scene and enables the reader to visualise it where lies the land to which the ship would go this question surprises the reader and ironically fools the reader into thinking that the speaker is a lost person who is looking for his targeted. Where lies the land to which the ship would go by arthur hugh clough where lies the land to which the ship would go far far ahead is all her seamen know and where the land she travels from away far far behind is all page. Arthur hugh clough “there is no god, the wicked saith, and truly it's a blessing, for what he might have done with us it's better only guessing” ―arthur hugh clough source/notes: there is no god, the wicked sayeth, st 1 (1862.
I picked up amours de voyage knowing less about arthur hugh clough, than about his sister, anne jemima clough, the first principal of newnham college, and about his younger daughter, blanche athena, another powerful defender of the cause of women's education in the late nineteenth century. Man here became like this ship whose life lies ahead of him the use of far twice reflects the length of this journey which seems to any person as endless one the speaker poses another question that reflects his preplexity and where the land she travels from away, far, far behind, is all that they can say ,here the. Advantage rarely comes of it: thou shalt not steal an empty feat, when 'tis so lucrative to cheat: bear not false witness let the lie have time on its own not by eastern windows only, when daylight comes, comes in the light, in front the sun climbs slow, how slowly, but westward, look the land is bright –arthur hugh clough. Arthur hugh clough, (born jan 1, 1819, liverpool—died nov 13, 1861, florence ), poet whose work reflects the perplexity and religious doubt of mid-19th century england he was a friend of matthew arnold and the subject of arnold's commemorative elegy “thyrsis” while at oxford, clough had intended to become a.