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A poet educated to his finger tips will tend to be allusive
One way of looking at poetic periods is to notice what contemporary interests and knowledge penetrate the best verse written at the time and what moods are permitted in treating of these matters.
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A gentleman has his eyes on all those present; he is tender toward the bashful, gentle toward the distant, and merciful toward the absent.
Kenneth Allott was an Anglo-Irish poet and academic, and authority on Matthew Arnold.
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