The Works of John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Oxford: Val d'arno, 1874

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Smith, Elder, 1874

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Strona 18 - ... bury me with my fathers in the cave that is in the field of Ephron the Hittite, in the cave that is in the field of Machpelah, which is before Mamre, in the land of Canaan, which Abraham bought with the field of Ephron the Hittite for a possession of a buryingplace. There they buried Abraham and Sarah his wife ; there they buried Isaac and Rebekah his wife ; and there I buried Leah.
Strona 48 - Library, to see how carpentry is connected with engineering, — the architect was always a stonecutter, and the stonecutter not often practically separate, as yet, from the painter, and never so in general conception of function. You recollect, at a much later period, Kent's description of Cornwall's steward : " KENT. You cowardly rascal !— nature disclaims in thee, a. tailor made thee ! CORNWALL. Thou art a strange fellow — a tailor make a man ? KENT. Ay, sir ; a stonecutter, or a painter,...
Strona 221 - For Herod himself had sent forth and laid hold upon John, and bound him in prison for Herodias' sake, his brother Philip's wife: for he had married her.
Strona 20 - Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye are as graves which appear not, and the men that walk over them are not aware of them.
Strona 37 - Crecy, battles of Bosworth, and many other battles, been got transacted and adjusted ; but England •wholly, not without sore toil and aching bones to the millions of sires and the millions of sons of eighteen generations, had been got drained and tilled, covered with yellow harvests,, beautiful and rich in possessions. The mud-wooden Caesters and Chesters had become steepled, tile-roofed, compact towns. Sheffield had taken to the manufacture of Sheffield whittles. Worstead could from wool spin...
Strona 167 - Sense," and therewith to irradiate your own poor soul, and all its work, into something of divineness, as the one thing needful to you in this world ! A very futile problem that other, my friends ; futile, idle, and far worse ; leading to what Moral Ruin, you little dream of! The Moral Sense, thank God, is a thing you never will "account for...
Strona 168 - Visible Infinites, both; say nothing of them; don't try to " account for them ; " for you can say nothing wise. On the whole, I hope our Hero will, by heroic word, and heroic thought and act, make manifest to mankind that '' Reverence for God and for Man...
Strona 205 - ... written this course of lectures to enforce upon your minds is the dependence of all the arts on the virtue of the State, and its kindly order. The absolute mind and state of Florence, for the seventy years of her glory, from 1280 to I35°.
Strona 212 - He permits ; nor will you respect the law less, because, accepting only the obedience of love, it neither hastily punishes, nor pompously rewards, with what men think reward or chastisement. Not always under the feet of Korah the earth is rent ; not always at the call of Elijah the clouds gather; but the guarding mountains for ever stand round about Jerusalem ; and the rain, miraculous evermore, makes green the fields for the evil and the good. 280. And if you will fix your minds only on the conditions...
Strona 200 - Neither Dante nor Shakspere can boast such extent and durability of influence; for whatever of highest excellence has been achieved in sculpture and painting, not in Italy only but throughout Europe, has been in obedience to the impulse he primarily gave, and in following up the principle which he first struck out.

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