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" Do not let us deceive ourselves in this important matter ; it is impossible, as impossible as to raise the dead, to restore anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole,... "
The Book of the Axes: Containing a Piscatorial Description of that Stream ... - Page 139
by George Philip Rigney Pulman - 1875 - 906 pages
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The Seven Lamps of Architecture

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1880 - 222 pages
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given...summoned up, and commanded to direct other hands, and 14 False, also, in the manner of parody,— the most loathsome manner of falsehood. Restoration, so...
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The Works of John Ruskin: The seven lamps of architecture. Lectures on ...

John Ruskin - 1887
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given...building ; but the spirit of the dead workman cannot be sum* moned up, and commanded to direct other hands, and other thoughts. And as for direct and simple...
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William Morris, His Art, His Writings, and His Public Life: A Record

Aymer Vallance - Artists - 1897 - 462 pages
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have . . . insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. Another spirit may be given by another time, and it is then a new building ;...
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The Seven Lamps of Architecture: Architecture and painting

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1901 - 375 pages
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given...a new building; but the spirit of the dead workman can not be summoned up, and commanded to direct other hands and other thoughts. And as for direct and...
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The World's Great Masterpieces: History, Biography, Science, Philosophy ...

Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Richard Stockton, Nathan Haskell Dole, Julian Hawthorne, Caroline Ticknor - Literature - 1901
...anything that lias ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. Another spirit may be given by another time, and it is then a new building ;...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. Another spirit may be given by another time, and it is then a new building ;...
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The Works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. Another spirit may be given by another time, and it is then a new building ;...
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The works of John Ruskin, Volume 8

John Ruskin - 1903
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. Another spirit may be given by another time, and it is then a new building;...
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Selections from the works of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1908 - 328 pages
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have above insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given...hand and eye of the workman, never can be recalled. Anothei spirit may be given by another time, and it is then a new building; but the spirit of the dead...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...anything that has ever been great or beautiful in architecture. That which I have . . . insisted upon as the life of the whole, that spirit which is given only by the hand and eye of the workman, can never be recalled. IOHN RUSKIN (1819-1900), English an crilic, author. Quoled in: t. P. Thompson....
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