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" Watch an old building with an anxious care ; guard it as best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at the gates of a besieged city ; bind it together... "
Archaeologia Cambrensis - Page 247
1892
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Seven lamps of architecture, Lectures, Study of architecture

John Ruskin - English literature - 1894
...as best you may, and at any cost from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at...not care about the unsightliness of the aid ; better n crutch than a lost limb ; and do this tenderly, and reverently, and continually, and many a generation...
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William Morris, His Art, His Writings, and His Public Life: A Record

Aymer Vallance - Artists - 1897 - 462 pages
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at...tenderly, and reverently, and continually, and many a generation will still be born and pass away beneath its shadow. Its evil day must come at last ; but...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Richard Stockton, Nathan Haskell Dole, Julian Hawthorne, Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1901
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at...tenderly, and reverently, and continually, and many a generation will still be born and pass away beneath its shadow. Its evil day must come at last ; but...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 18

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Richard Stockton - Literature - 1901
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at...with timber where it declines ; do not care about the unsightlincss of the aid: better a crutch than a lost limb ; and do this tenderly, and reverently,...
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The works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown; set watches about it as if at the...tenderly, and reverently, and continually, and many a generation will still be born and pass away beneath its shadow. Its evil day must come at last; but...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at the gates of a besieged city ; bind it together " restored " (iu the better sense of the word) to its original design. See, for its history, Theodore...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence of dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown ; set watches about it as if at the gates of a besieged city; bind it together " restored " (in the better sense of the word) to its original design. See, for its history, Theodore...
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The Studio, Volume 35

Art, Decorative - 1905
...the gate of a besieged city ; bind it together with iron when it loosens. Stay it with timber when it declines. Do not care about the unsightliness of...tenderly and reverently and continually, and many a generation will still be bom and pass away beneath its shadow." But in spite of many watchers with...
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House & Garden, Volume 7

Architecture, Domestic - 1905
...at the gate of a besieged city; bind it together with iron when it loosens. Stay it with timber when it declines. Do not care about the unsightliness of...tenderly and reverently and continually, and many a generation will still be born and pass away beneath its shadow. " Loving care has carefully guarded...
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Picturesque English Cottages and Their Doorway Gardens

Peter Hampson Ditchfield - Architecture, Domestic - 1905 - 112 pages
...at the gate of a besieged city; bind it together with iron when it loosens. Stay it with timber when it declines. Do not care about the unsightliness of...tenderly and reverently and continually, and many a generation will still be born and pass away beneath its shadow." Loving care has carefully guarded...
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