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Quotation by Matthew Arnold
What is it to grow old?
Is it to lose the glory of the form,
The luster of the eye?
Is it for beauty to forego her wreath?
MYes, but not this alone.
Matthew Arnold (1822–1888), British poet, critic. Growing Old (l. 1–5). . .
Selected Poems and Prose [Matthew Arnold]. Allot, Miriam, ed. (1993) J.M. Dent.
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