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At the same time, however, Arnold's strictures upon Empedocles might be applied to the similar sins in his shorter poems, since they too displayed (not without resistance and gleams of hope) a state of prolonged "mental distress . . " His critical admissions and affirmations grew primarily out of his independent and evolving thought (which we have followed in outline), but his arrival at such a positive creed may have 29 POETRY been somewhat quickened by reviewers' complaints about his depressing and debilitating skepticism as well as his antique themes' remoteness from actual life.
Super speaks on Arnold with special authority, one may venture to question the posing of such alternatives as if they were mutually exclusive. We have met a good many revealing phrases in Arnold's letters: for instance, "But woe was upon me if I analysed not my situation"; "an 31 POETRY actual tearing of oneseH to pieces"; and such evidence supplements what the reflective poems surely proclaim, that they begin in personal experience, as sell-expression. Some may remain little more than that; others, the more important ones, become generalized and representative.
The purpose of the American tour, referred to in the next paragraph of the text, was made clear by R. L. Lowe (American Literature 23, 195152, 25o-52, and 30, 1958-59, 53o-33) and R. L. , 31, 19596o, 336-38). 18 MATTHEW ARNOLD bringing Lucy and their son Richard and his wife from New York. 3 He was nearly four months past sixty-five. He was buried at Laleham, beside his three sons who had died young. A paragraph or two may round out the family history. Arnold's admiration and reverence for his father-distilled in Rugby Chapel-grew deeper with his own efforts to preach a liberal Christianity (though of course he went well beyond Dr.
Matthew Arnold: A Survey of His Poetry and Prose by Douglas Bush