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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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Selections from the Works of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - English essays - 1908 - 328 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 ;...
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The International Studio, Volume 26

Charles Holme, Guy Eglinton, Peyton Boswell, William Bernard McCormick, Henry James Whigham - Art - 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 born and pass away beneath its shadow." But in spite of many watchers with...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 2

Nineteenth century - 1877
...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...together with iron where it loosens, stay it with timber whore it declines, do not care about the unsightliness of the aid — better a crutch than a lost limb...
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Structure and Style: Conserving Twentieth Century Buildings

Michael Stratton - Architecture - 1997 - 230 pages
...with the clean lines of the kind of architecture advocated by Oliver Hill and many others. namely; bind it together with iron where it loosens: stay...unsightliness of the aid: better a crutch than a lost limb .... Presently I will describe two contrasting but I believe valid approaches to the conservation of...
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Let's Go to the Grand!: 100 Years of Entertainment at London's Grand Theatre

Sheila M. F. Johnston - Music - 2001 - 304 pages
...best you may, and at any cost, from every influence or dilapidation. Count its stones as you would jewels of a crown; set watches about it as if at the...it loosens; stay it with timber where it declines; and do this tenderly, and be firm. LES BELLES SOEURS An all-female cast was on stage in Michel Tremblay's...
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Ideas that Shaped Buildings

Millard Fillmore Hearn - Architecture - 2003 - 356 pages
...anxious care; guard it as best you may and at any cost from every influence of dilapidation. . . . Bind it together with iron where it loosens; stay...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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Living Ruins, Value Conflicts

Argyro Loukaki - Science - 2008 - 359 pages
...By introducing just another kind of (aesthetically lower) intervention: '...Bind it [the building] together with iron where it loosens; stay it with...declines; do not care about the unsightliness of the aid. ..Its evil day must come at last; but let it come declaredly and openly, and let no dishonouring and...
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