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Arthur Hugh Clough

Arthur Hugh Clough (1 January 1819 – 13 November 1861) was an English poet, an educationalist, and the devoted assistant to ground-breaking nurse Florence Nightingale. He was the brother of suffragist Anne Clough, who ended up as principal of Newnham College, Cambridge.

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Arthur Hugh Clough - Writings
... Oxford, in the stress of the Irish potato famine, Clough wrote an ethical pamphlet addressed to the undergraduates, with the title, A Consideration of Objections against the Retrenchment Association at Oxford (1847) ... lyric and elegiac pieces, later in date than the Ambarvalia, complete Clough's poetic output ... Clough's output is small and much of it appeared posthumously ...

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    Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)

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    “And truly it’s a blessing,
    For what he might have done with us
    It’s better only guessing.”
    —Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)

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