Alfred J. Drake, PhD, has graciously shared with readers of the Victorian Web this chapter from Arnold's Culture and Anarchy from his website. He has produced this e-text from the first edition, London: Smith, Elder & Co, 1869. Note: in the first edition, chapters are numbered only, not named. Mr. Drake has added the third edition's titles for reference.

Preface.
Preamble.
Chapter I.Sweetness and Light
Chapter II.Doing as One Likes
Chapter III.Barbarians, Philistines, Populace
Chapter IV. Hebraism and Hellenism
Chapter V. Porro Unum est Necessarium
Chapter VI.Our Liberal Practitioners

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