[1843 – 1916] American-born writer

I met Matthew Arnold and had a few words with him. He is not as handsome as his photographs—or as his poetry. - Henry James
said of Matthew Arnold (1822 – 1888 English poet and essayist) [Letter, March 1873] "People on People. The Oxford Dictionary of Biographical Quotations", edited by Susan Ratcliffe, Oxford University Press Inc., New York 2001