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Quotation by Matthew Arnold
The banners flashing through the trees Make their blood dance and chain their eyes; That bugle-music on the breeze Arrests them with a charm'd surprise. Banner by turns and bugle woo: Ye shy recluses, follow too!
Matthew Arnold (1822–1888), British poet, critic. Stanzas from the Grande Chartreuse (l. 187–192). . .
Selected Poems and Prose [Matthew Arnold]. Allot, Miriam, ed. (1993) J.M. Dent.
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