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Taken from Arnold, Poems, 1869. Written on mourning stationery a few days after the death of his son, turning down a public appearance.
Arnold, Matthew and Wellesley College Special Collections, "Letter from Matthew Arnold, Harrow, London, England, to G.D. Boyle : autograph manuscript signed, 1872 February 21" (1872). Autograph Letters Collection. 71.