Arnold, Edwin, Sir (M)

b. 10 June 1832. d. 24 March 1904. Nationality: English. VIAF.
Poet, journalist, educator, and linguist. Scholar of Buddhism. Author of *Poems Narrative and Lyrical* (1853), *The Light of Asia* (1879), *The Light of the World* (1891), *East and West* (1891). Principal of the Deccan Sanskrit College in Poona, India (1857-1861). Became a chief editor of *Daily Telegraph* (1873-1889). Considered for the Poet Laureateship on Tennyson’s death. Father of writer Edwin Lester Arnold. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (AC)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 18
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Invocation 1854-06-03 Household Words Poet 1343
Mine Host 1854-08-12 Household Words Poet 1351
Vernier 1855-07 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Poet 9301
September 1860-09-15 Once a Week Poet 291
The Knight’s Grave 1860-10-27 Once a Week Poet 298
The Dirge of Adonis. (From the Greek of Bion) 1861-05-18 Once a Week Translator 446
June 1861-06-01 Once a Week Poet 448
A Ballad of the Five Rivers. (Sung by a Funjabee.) 1861-08-03 Once a Week Poet 840
Adalieta. (From Boccaccio) 1861-08-31 Once a Week Translator 844
“Autumna” 1861-09 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14258
From Theocritus. Idyll the First 1866-02-24 Once a Week Translator 13409
A Dead Man’s Message. (Paraphrased from Arabic Verses Quoted By Mogreeth, at Bahrein.—See Palgrave’s Arabia) 1866-08-25 Once a Week Translator 13466
The Artist’s Dream of Death 1867-10-12 Once a Week Poet 13556
The Incantation. (From the Greek of Theocritus.—Id. II.) 1868-10 Macmillan’s Magazine Translator 14248
The Caliph’s Draught 1874-07 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14515
The Epic of the Lion. Faithfully Rendered from the French of M. Victor Hugo’s ‘L’Art d’Être Grandpère’ 1878-06 Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine Translator 9583
Atalanta 1887-10 Atalanta Poet 1641
The Rain-Drop. [From the Bostán of Sa’di] 1888-07 Atalanta Translator 1782