MR. A. C. BENSON ON MATTHEW ARNOLD.. [To TEE EDITOR
OP TEE " SPECTATOR."] Sra,—In his latest book Mr. A. C. Benson writes : "He- [Matthew Arnold.] did not care for Shakespeare, Tennyson, Shelley, Keats, or Thackeray." As concerning Shakespeare, how Mr. Benson would continue to reconcile this statement with the letter and spirit of the fine sonnet beginning "Others abide our question. Thos art fr.le " is difficult to.