Quotation by Matthew Arnold

That sweet city with her dreaming spires.
Matthew Arnold (1822–1888), British poet, critic. "Thyrsis," l. 19 (1866).

Referring to Oxford, where Arnold was Professor of Poetry at the university 1857-1867.
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