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Lake

Matthew Arnold (1822-1888)

1. The Lake - Read by BK
2. The Lake - Read by DCC
3. The Lake - Read by DL
4. The Lake - Read by EL
5. The Lake - Read by GB
6. The Lake - Read by GG
7. The Lake - Read by IK
8. The Lake - Read by JM
9. The Lake - Read by LAH
10. The Lake - Read by LCW
11. The Lake - Read by LLW
12. The Lake - Read by MAS
13. The Lake - Read by MK
14. The Lake - Read by SABT

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Matthew Arnold was an English poet and cultural critic who worked as an inspector of schools. Matthew Arnold has been characterised as a sage writer, a type of writer who chastises and instructs the reader on contemporary social issues. He is sometimes called the third great Victorian poet, along with Alfred, Lord Tennyson and Robert Browning. This week's poem is the first part of Arnold's Lyric Poem 'Switzerland'.