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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
... he left 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 ... 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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    As I sat at the cafe, I said to myself,
    They may talk as they please about what they call pelf,
    They may sneer as they like about eating and drinking,
    But help it I cannot, I cannot help thinking
    How pleasant it is to have money, heigh ho!
    How pleasant it is to have money.
    Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)

    “There is no God,” the wicked saith,
    “And truly it’s a blessing,
    For what he might have done with us
    It’s better only guessing.”
    Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)

    And not by eastern windows only,
    When daylight comes, comes in the light;
    In front the sun climbs slow, how slowly!
    But westward, look, the land is bright!
    —Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)

    And almost every one when age,
    Disease, or sorrows strike him,
    Inclines to think there is a God,
    Or something very like Him.
    —Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)

    Men may die, but the fabric of our free institutions remains unshaken.
    —Chester A. Arthur (1829–1886)

    But country folks who live beneath
    The shadow and the steeple;
    The parson and the parson’s wife,
    And mostly married people;
    —Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)