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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
... before he left Oxford, in the stress of the Irish potato famine, Clough wrote an ethical pamphlet addressed to the undergraduates, with the title, A ... A few 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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    “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)

    Say not the struggle nought availeth,
    The labour and the wounds are vain,
    The enemy faints not, nor faileth,
    And as things have been they remain.
    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)

    A trusty comrade is always of use; and a chronicler still more so.
    —Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Thou shalt not kill; but need’st not strive
    Officiously to keep alive.
    —Arthur Hugh Clough (1819–1861)