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" As thus: lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the passengers fastened a belt about him with two hundred pounds of gold in it, with which he was found afterwards at the bottom. Now, as he was sinking — had he the gold? or had the gold him? "
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 2

George Smith - 1860
...property, what degree and period of animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...bottom. Now, as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him?* And if, instead of sinking him in the sea by its weight, the gold had plruck him...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 22

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1861
...animation in the body will render possession possible? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californien ship, one of the passengers fastened a belt about...hundred pounds of gold in it, with which he was found afterward at the bottom. Now as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him ?* And if,...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor).

1870
...value in " Unto this Last," mentions the instance of a passenger wrecked in a Californian ship, who had fastened a belt about him with two hundred pounds...with which he was found afterwards at the bottom. Mr. Ruskin suggests that, as he was sinking, he had not so much possession of the gold as the gold...
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"Unto this Last": Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin - Economics - 1872 - 138 pages
...property, what degree and period of animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...bottom. Now, as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him ?* And if, instead of sinking him in the sea by its weight, the gold had struck him...
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"Unto this Last": Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin - Economics - 1877 - 174 pages
...property, what degree and period of animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...was found afterwards at the bottom. Now, as he was sinking—had he the gold ? or had the gold him ? * And if, instead of sinking him in the sea by its...
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"Unto this Last": Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin - Economics - 1881 - 138 pages
...property, what degree and period of animation in the boily will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...with which he was found afterwards at the bottom. No\v, as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him ?* And if, instead of sinking him...
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The Works of John Ruskin: Time and tide, by Weare and Tyne. "Unto this last ...

John Ruskin - 1887
...animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californiau ship, one of the passengers fastened a belt about...bottom. Now, as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him ?* And if, instead of sinking him in the sea by its weight, the gold had struck him...
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The works of John Ruskin, Volume 12

John Ruskin - Art - 1889
...property, what degree and period of animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...bottom. Now, as he was sinking— had he the gold ? or V. had the gold him ?* And if, instead of sinking him in the sea by its weight, the gold had struck...
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The complete works of John Ruskin, Volume 6

John Ruskin - Art - 1891
...property, what degree and period of animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...bottom. Now, as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him ? * And if, instead of sinking him in the sea' by its weight, the gold had struck...
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Second series, 1860-1888

John Ruskin - 1893
...property, what degree and period of animation in the body will render possession possible ? As thus : lately in a wreck of a Californian ship, one of the...bottom. Now, as he was sinking — had he the gold ? or had the gold him ? And if, instead of sinking him in the sea by its weight, the gold had struck him...
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