Arnold, Matthew, M.A., born at Laleham, Dec. 24, 1822, and educated at Winchester and Balliol College, Oxford; B.A. 1845; Fellow of Oriel 1845; Inspector of Schools 1851-1883; Prof, of Poetry, Oxford, 1857-87. He died at Liverpool, April 15, 1888. His conflection with hymnology is very slight. His hymn "Calm soul of all things! make it mine" (Peace) from Poetical Works, 1890, p. 263, is entitled "Lines written in Kensington Gardens."
--John Julian, Dictionary of Hymnology, New Supplement (1907)
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