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" But a book is written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to perpetuate it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true and useful, or helpfully beautiful. So far as he knows, no one has yet said it; so far... "
Sesame and lilies. Two lectures - Page 19
by John Ruskin - 1865
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D. Thomas. Vol. 1 ...

David Thomas - 1865
...is written not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...; clearly at all events. In the sum of his life he finds this to be the thing, or group of things, manifest to him: this the piece of true knowledge,...
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Pre-Raphaelitism

John Ruskin - Pre-Raphaelitism - 1865 - 56 pages
...the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. The author has something to say \vhich he perceives to be true and useful, or helpfully beautiful....clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life he finds this to be the thing, or group of things, manifest to him ; — this the piece of true knowledge,...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1867
...is written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life he finds this to Jbe the thing, or group of things, manifest to him ;—this the piece of true knowledge,...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Oxford: Sesame ...

John Ruskin - History - 1871
...written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to perpetuate it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life he finds this to be the thing, or group of things, manifest to him ; — this the piece of true knowledge,...
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The First[-fifth] Reader ...

Edward Austin Sheldon - Readers - 1875
...written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. . 11. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...is bound to say it, clearly, and melodiously if he can ; clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life, he finds this to be the thing, or group of things,...
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In Health

Andrew J. Ingersoll - Sexual ethics - 1877 - 190 pages
...Not that he does not say what he means, and in strong words, too ; but he cannot say it all." * * * "So far as he knows, no one has yet said it ; so far...he may ; clearly, at all events. In the sum of his hie he finds this to be the thing or group of things manifest to him ; — this the piece of true knowledge,...
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Pearls for young ladies [ed. by L.C. Tuthill].

John Ruskin - 1878
...is written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life he finds this to be the thing, or group of things, manifest to him; — this the piece of true knowledge,...
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The Normal Fifth Reader

Albert Newton Raub - Readers - 1878 - 416 pages
...written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. 11. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...is bound to say it clearly and melodiously, if he can ; clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life, he finds this to be the thing, or group of things,...
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The Literary World, Volume 10

Literature - 1879
...is written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to preserve it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...knows, no one else can say it. He is bound to say il, clearly and melodiously if he may; clearly, at all events. Inthc sum of his life he finds this...
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The Works of John Ruskin: Sesame and lilies

John Ruskin - 1880
...written, not to multiply the voice merely, not to carry it merely, but to perpetuate it. The author has something to say which he perceives to be true...clearly, at all events. In the sum of his life he finds this to be the thing, or group of things, manifest to him ;—this, the piece of true knowledge,...
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