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" Sweet and young-grained wood it is : oak, trained and chosen for such work, sound now as four hundred years since. Under the carver's hand it seems to cut like clay, to fold like silk, to grow like living branches, to leap like living flame. "
Wood Sculpture - Page 328
by Alfred Maskell - 1911 - 425 pages
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 33

John Ruskin - 1908
...and, so far as I know, there is nothing else so beautiful cut out of the goodly trees of the world. Sweet and young-grained wood it is : oak, trained...now as four hundred years since. Under the carver's hand it seems to cut like clay, to fold like silk, to grow like living branches, to leap like living...
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French Cathedrals, Monasteries and Abbeys, and Sacred Sites of France

Elizabeth Robins Pennell - Cathedrals - 1909 - 424 pages
...there is nothing else so beautiful cut out of the goodly trees of the world. Sweet and young— grained wood it is : oak trained and chosen for such work,...now as four hundred years since. Under the carver's hand it seems to cut like clay, to fold like silk, to grow like living flame. Canopy crowning canopy,...
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Cathedrals and Cloisters of the Isle de France

Elise Whitlock Rose - Cathedrals - 1910
...far as I know, there is nothing else so beautiful cut out of the goodly trees of the world. Sweet, young-grained wood it is ; oak, trained and chosen...now as four hundred years since. Under the carver's hand, it seems . . . to grow like living branches, to leap like living flame. Canopy crowning canopy,...
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On Reading Ruskin

Marcel Proust - Literary Collections - 1989 - 173 pages
...and so far as I know, there is nothing else so beautiful cut out of the goodly trees of the world. "Sweet and young-grained wood it is: oak, trained...now as four hundred years since. Under the carver's hand it seems to cut like clay, to fold like silk, to grow like living branches, to leap like living...
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