The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 1

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G. Allen, 1903
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Page 159 - There's fennel for you, and columbines; there's rue for you; and here's some for me; we may call it herb of grace o
Page 44 - It shall never be inhabited, neither shall it be dwelt in from generation to generation: neither shall the Arabian pitch tent there; neither shall the shepherds make their fold there. But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.
Page 319 - Round he went to the door, and opened it; and as the little gentleman walked in, there came a gust of wind through the house that made the old chimneys totter. "That's a good boy," said the little gentleman. " Never mind your brothers. I'll talk to them." "Pray, sir, don't do any such thing,
Page 319 - ... weather, as the wind, whistling round the old house, carried it clear out from the wearer's shoulders to about four times his own length. Gluck was so perfectly paralyzed by the singular appearance of his visitor, that he remained fixed, without uttering a word, until the old gentleman, having performed another, and a more energetic concerto on the knocker, turned round to look after his fly-away cloak. In so doing he caught sight of Gluck's little yellow head jammed in the window, with its mouth...
Page 459 - This Poem was chiefly written upon the mountainous ruins of the Baths of Caracalla, among the flowery glades and thickets of odoriferous blossoming trees, which are extended in ever winding labyrinths upon its immense platforms and dizzy arches suspended in the air.
Page 316 - ... they saw very far into you. They lived by farming the Treasure Valley, and very good farmers they were. They killed everything that did not pay for its eating. They shot the blackbirds, because they pecked the fruit...
Page 345 - The little king looked very kind," thought he. "I don't think he will turn me into a black stone." So he went to the priest, and the priest gave him some holy water as soon as he asked for it. Then Gluck took some bread in his basket, and the bottle of water, and set off very early for the mountains.
Page 332 - ... disposition in their small proprietor. When the dwarf had finished his self-examination, he turned his small sharp eyes full on Gluck, and stared at him deliberately for a minute or two. "No, it wouldn't, Gluck, my boy,
Page 351 - KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER; or, The Black Brothers. A Legend of Stiria. RUSKIN SESAME AND LILIES. Three Lectures on Books. Women, &c. 1. Of Kings' Treasuries. 2. Of Queens
Page 211 - As long as the earth endures, seedtime and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease.

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