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" Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition, gliding in the dim afternoon light through the aisles of St. Mary's, rising into the pulpit, and then, in the most entrancing of voices, breaking the silence with words and thoughts which were a... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 698
1904
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 184

1896
...who was never one of his followers, to paint the picture of him which will be longest remembered. ' Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...with words and thoughts which were a religious music — subtile, sweet, mournful ? I seem to hear him still, saying : " After the fever of life, after...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 46

1887
...had passed. " And another Oxford Professor of Poetry, Mr. Matthew Arnold, writes in a like strain : "Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...subtle, sweet, mournful ? I seem to hear him still, saying : ' After the fever of life, after wearinesses and sicknesses, fightings and despondings, languor...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 95

American literature - 1905
...English priest, English, but with overtones French and Jewish, whom Matthew Arnold remembered as a "spiritual apparition . . . gliding in the dim afternoon...were a religious music, — subtle, sweet, mournful." Carlyle and Newman in conjunction would seem to be like a mastiff and a serpent in one harness. And...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 50

1884
...renew what was to us the most national and natural institution in the world — the Church of England. Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...with words and thoughts which were a religious music — subtile, sweet, mournful :t I seem to hear him still, saying : " After the fever of life, after...
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Discourses in America, Issue 1

Matthew Arnold - Democracy - 1885 - 207 pages
...renew what was for us the most national and natural institution in the world, the Church of England. Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...silence with words and thoughts which were a religious music,—subtle, sweet, mournful ? I seem to hear him still, saying : ' After the fever of life, after...
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The Library Magazine, Volume 3

1887
...that had passed." And another Oxford professor of poetry, Mr. Matthew Arnold, writes in a like strain: "Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...subtle, sweet, mournful? I seem to hear him still, saying : 'After the fever of life, after wearinesses and sicknesses, fightings and despondings, languor...
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A short sketch of the Tractarian upheaval

Thomas Leach - Oxford movement - 1887 - 179 pages
...that had passed." Another Oxford Professor of Poetry, Mr. MatthewArnold, writes in a like strain : " Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...gliding in the dim afternoon light through the aisles of S. Mary's, rising into the pulpit, and then in the most entrancing of voices, breaking the silence...
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Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden - Criticism - 1888 - 525 pages
...had passed." And another Oxford Professor of Poetry, Mr Matthew Arnold, writes in a like strain : " Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...a religious music — • subtle, sweet, mournful ? 1 seem to hear him still, paying : ' After the fever of life, after wearinesses and sicknesses, fightings...
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A Short Life of Cardinal Newman

Joseph Smith Fletcher - 1890 - 207 pages
...Arnold has also left on record his impressions of Newman's charm as a preacher. " Who," he asks, " could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition,...were a religious music — subtle, sweet, mournful ? Happy the man who, in the susceptible season of youth, hears such voices ! They are a possession...
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Murray's Magazine, Volume 7

1890
...likely to be read as long as he is read, than that which Mr. Arnold gave in a lecture in America : — " Who could resist the charm of that spiritual apparition...with words and thoughts which were a religious music — subtile, sweet, mournful ? I seem to hear him still saying, 'After the fever of life, after weariness...
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