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" I must not leave the truth unstated, that it is again no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours, They belong partly to those who built... "
Archaeologia Cambrensis - Page 247
1892
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Seven lamps of architecture, Lectures, Study of architecture

English literature - 1894
...who commit them, and yet, be it heard or not, I must not leave the truth unstated, that it is again no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall...preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong partly to those who built them, and partly...
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William Morris, His Art, His Writings, and His Public Life: A Record

Aymer Vallance - Artists - 1897 - 462 pages
...no dishonouring and false substitute deprive it of the funeral offices of memory. ... It is, again, no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall...preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong, partly to those who built them, and partly...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science ..., Volume 18

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Richard Stockton - Literature - 1901
...who commit them, and yet, be it heard or not, I must not leave the truth unstated, that it is again no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall preserve the buildings of the past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong partly...
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The works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...who commit them,* and yet, be it heard or not, I must not leave the truth unstated, that it is again no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall...preserve the buildings of past , times or not. We have no tight whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong partly to those who built them, and partly...
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Selections from the works of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1908 - 328 pages
...who commit them, and yet, be it heard or not, I must not leave the truth unstated, that it is again no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall...preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong partly to those who built them, and partly...
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Selections and Essays

John Ruskin - Literary Collections - 1918 - 423 pages
...who commit them, and yet, be it heard or not, I must not leave the truth unstated, that it is again no question of expediency or feeling whether we shall...preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong partly to those who built them, and partly...
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John Ruskin's Labour: A Study of Ruskin's Social Theory

P. D. Anthony - History - 1983 - 220 pages
...should be preserved until they can last no longer and then they should be pulled down. It is not a 'question of expediency or feeling whether we shall preserve the buildings of past time or not. We have no right to touch them. They are not ours.'35 Respect for ancestry and tradition...
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Australian Cultural Studies: A Reader

John Frow, Meaghan Morris - History - 1993 - 296 pages
...previous two decades. It had first been voiced by Ruskin who, in 1856, had argued that it was not a matter 'of expediency or feeling whether we shall preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong, partly to those who built them, and partly...
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Conservation and the City

Peter J. Larkham - Architecture - 1996 - 329 pages
...original state and use where possible, that is, 'preserved'. This view is encapsulated in Ruskin's comment that it is ... no question of expediency or feeling...preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no right whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong partly to those who built them, and partly...
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The Construction of Heritage

David Brett - History - 1996 - 172 pages
...the principle of 'repair, not restoration'. John Ruskin had argued twenty years earlier that there is no question of expediency or feeling whether we...preserve the buildings of past times or not. We have no rijfht whatever to touch them. They are not ours. They belong, partly to those who built them, and...
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