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The Works of John Ruskin (Volume 25)

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    John Ruskin (Author), Alexander Dundas Oligvy Wedderburn (Author)

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1906. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... grow again in the same spot. I should thankfully receive any notes from friends happy enough to live near milkwort banks, on the manner of its nativity. 20. Meanwhile, the Thistle, and the Nettle, and the Dock, and the Dandelion are cared for in their generations by the finest arts of--Providence, shall we say? or of the spirits appointed to punish our own want of Providence? May I ask the reader to look back to the seventh chapter of the first volume, for it contains suggestions of thoughts which came to me at a time of very earnest and faithful inquiry, set down, I now see too shortly, under the press of reading they involved, but intelligible enough if they are read as slowly as they were written, and especially note the paragraph of summary of p. 294 on the power of the Earth Mother, as Mother, and as Judge: watching and rewarding the conditions which induce adversity and prosperity in the kingdoms of men: comparing with it carefully the close of the fourth chapter, p. 264,* which contains, for the now recklessly multiplying classes of artists and colonists, truths essential to their skill, and inexorable upon their labour. 21. The pen-drawing facsimiled by Mr. Allen with more than his usual care in the frontispiece to this number1 of Proserpina [Plate XXVII.], was one of many executed during the investigation of the schools of Gothic (German, and later French), which founded their minor ornamentation on the serration of the thistle leaf, as the Greeks on that * Which, with the following page [p. 265], is the summary of many chapters of Modern Painters: and of the aims kept in view throughout Munera Pulvcris? The three kinds of Desert specified--of Reed, Sand, and Rock-- should be kept in mind as exhaustively including the states of the earth neglected by ma...
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