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" This is the best of me; for the rest, I ate, and drank, and slept, loved, and hated, like another; my life was as the vapour, and is not; but this I saw and knew: this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory. "
Right Reading: Words of Good Counsel on the Choice and Use of Books - Page 56
1902 - 97 pages
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Pre-Raphaelitism

Pre-Raphaelitism - 1865 - 56 pages
...vapour, and is not ; but this I saw and knew : this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory." That is his " writing ; " it is, in his small human way,...his inscription, or scripture. That is a " Book." Perhaps you think no books were ever so written ? But, again, I ask you, do you at all believe in honesty,...
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Sesame and Lilies, etc

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1865 - 119 pages
...vapour, and is not ; but this I saw and knew : this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory." That is his "writing;" it is, in his small human way, and...him, his inscription, or scripture. That is a "Book." Perhaps you think no books were ever so written ? But, again, I ask you, do you at all believe in honesty,...
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The Homilist; or, The pulpit for the people, conducted by D ..., Volume 15

David Thomas - 1865
...the vapor and is not; but this I saw and knew: this, if anything of me, is worth your memory." That is his "writing:" it is, in his small human way, and...is in him, his inscription or scripture. That is a " Book."—Jomt RUSKIN. CKKTILITY AND VULGARITY. In nothing is a gentleman better to be discerned from...
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Sesame and Lilies: Two Lectures Delivered at Manchester in 1864

John Ruskin - Books and reading - 1867 - 196 pages
...vapour, and is not; but this I saw and knew : this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory." That is his " writing; " it is, in his small human way,...him, his inscription, or scripture. That is a "Book." Perhaps you think no books were ever so written ? But, again, I ask you, do you at all believe in honesty,...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Honorary Student of Christ Church, Oxford: Sesame ...

John Ruskin - 1871
...vapour, and is not ; " but this I saw and knew : this, if anything of mine, " is worth your memory." That is His " writing ; " it is, in his small human way,...his inscription, or scripture. That is a " Book." IO. Perhaps you think no books were ever so written ? But, again, I ask you, do you at all believe...
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The First[-fifth] Reader ...

Readers - 1875
...vapor, and is not ; but this I saw and knew ; this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory." That is his " writing ; " it is, in his small human way,...his inscription, or scripture. That is a " Book." 13. Now books of this kind have been written in all ages by their greatest men ; by great leaders,...
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In Health

Andrew J. Ingersoll - Sexual ethics - 1877 - 190 pages
...he could ; saying, ' this is the best of me ; this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory.' That is his 'writing;' it is, in his small human way, and...of true inspiration is in him, his inscription, or scripture."1 I would ask the reader to excuse repetitions, as I could not avoid them and still convey...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly and the National Teacher: A Journal ..., Volume 26

Education - 1877
...advice, read only the best books, but be sure they are the best, for as Ruskin well says : " Books have been written in all ages by their greatest men ; by great leaders, great statesmen, and great thinkers. These are all at your choice ; and life is short. You...
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The Normal Fifth Reader

Albert Newton Raub - Readers - 1878 - 416 pages
...vapor, and is not ; but this I saw and knew ; this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory." That is his " writing ; " it is, in his small human way,...him, his inscription, or scripture. That is a "Book." 13. Now books of this kind have been written in all ages by their greatest men ; by great leaders,...
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Pearls for Young Ladies

John Ruskin - Conduct of life - 1878 - 287 pages
...vapor, and is not; but this I saw and knew: this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory." That is his " writing;" it is, in his small human way,...his inscription, or scripture. That is a " Book." Perhaps you think no books were ever so written ? But, again, do you at all believe in honesty, or...
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