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Ar·nold(är′nəld), Benedict 1741-1801.
American Revolutionary general and traitor whose plan to surrender West Point to the British for 20,000 pounds was foiled when his accomplice John André was captured (1780). Arnold fled to New York and then to England (1781).
Arnold, Matthew 1822-1888.
British poet and critic whose poems, such as "Dover Beach" (1867), express moral and religious doubts. His Culture and Anarchy (1869) is a polemic against Victorian materialism.
Arnold, Thomas 1795-1842.
British educator and historian who as headmaster of Rugby School (1828-1842) introduced classes in mathematics, modern languages, and modern history into the classical curriculum.
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(Placename) a town in N central England, in S Nottinghamshire. Pop: 37 402 (2001)
1. (Biography) Sir Malcolm. 1921–2006, English composer, esp of orchestral works in a traditional idiom
2. (Biography) Matthew. 1822–88, English poet, essayist, and literary critic, noted particularly for his poems Sohrab and Rustum (1853) and Dover Beach (1867), and for his Essays in Criticism (1865) and Culture and Anarchy (1869)
3. (Biography) his father, Thomas. 1795–1842, English historian and educationalist, headmaster of Rugby School, noted for his reforms in public-school education
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1. Benedict, 1741–1801, American general in the Revolutionary War who became a traitor.
2. Matthew, 1822–88, English poet and literary critic.
3. his father, Thomas, 1795–1842, English clergyman, educator, and historian.
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|Noun||1.||Arnold - English poet and literary critic (1822-1888)|
|2.||Arnold - United States general and traitor in the American Revolution; in 1780 his plan to surrender West Point to the British was foiled (1741-1801)|
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