Quotation by Matthew Arnold

The generations of thy peers are fled.
And we ourselves shall go;
But thou possessest an immortal lot,
And we imagine thee exempt from age
Matthew Arnold (1822–1888), British poet, critic. The Scholar-Gipsy (l. 155–158). . .

Selected Poems and Prose [Matthew Arnold]. Allot, Miriam, ed. (1993) J.M. Dent.
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