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" Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery, if it is to do any good at all, is to serve; but always in machinery, as if it had a value in and for itself. "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 243
1918
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Culture & Anarchy: An Essay in Political and Social Criticism; and ...

Matthew Arnold - Culture - 1897 - 364 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...value in and for itself. What is freedom but machinery 1 what is population but machinery 1 what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery ?...
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Selections from the Prose Writings of Matthew Arnold

Matthew Arnold - 1897 - 348 pages
...and 10 dispassionately. Faith^n machinery is, I said, our besetting danger ; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...all, is to serve ; but always in machinery, as if it 15 had a value in and for itself. What is freedom but machinery ? what is population but machinery...
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A Selection from the Best English Essays Illustrative of the History of ...

Sherwin Cody - English essays - 1903 - 415 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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The Works of Matthew Arnold: Culture & anarchy ... and Friendship's garland

Matthew Arnold - 1903
...besetting 'danger ; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery, 1f it is to do any good at all, is to serve ; but always...machinery ? what is population but machinery ? what is coal but machinery ? what are railroads but machinery ? what is wealth but machinery ? what are,...
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The Works of Matthew Arnold, Volume 6

Matthew Arnold - 1903
...machinery is, I said, our besetting danger ; jafteri in machinery TTTOsratfsuf dly~~disproportionecf to the end which this machinery, if it is to do any...to serve ; but always in machinery, as if it had a value-m-^nd for itself. What is freedom buL_niachinjery ? what is population but machinery ? what is...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - English prose literature - 1904 - 481 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery ? what is population but machinery ? what is coal but machinery ? what are railroads but machinery ? what is wealth but machinery ? what are,...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - English prose literature - 1904 - 481 pages
...and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger ; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery, as if it had a value in and for itself. Whatr is .freedom but machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what...
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School Science and Mathematics, Volume 16

Education - 1916
...believe, Matthew Arnold has said, "Faith in machinery is our besetting danger, often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...in machinery as if it had a value in and for itself * * * He who works for machinery * * * works for confusion." In all forms of instruction our data or...
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Modern English Prose

George Rice Carpenter, William Tenney Brewster - American literature - 1908 - 481 pages
...Faith in machinery is, I said, our besetting danger; often in machinery most absurdly clisproportioned to the end which this machinery, if it is to do any...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery ? what are, even,...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - English prose literature - 1909 - 544 pages
...attentively and dispassionately. Faith in machinery is, I said, our besettinc danger; often in machinery most absurdly disproportioned to the end which this machinery,...machinery? what is population but machinery? what is coal but machinery? what are railroads but machinery? what is wealth but machinery? what are, even,...
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