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Page 92 - ild you! They say the owl was a baker's daughter. Lord! we know what we are, but know not what we may be.
Page 534 - EXAMPLES OF THE ARCHITECTURE OF VENICE, SELECTED AND DRAWN TO MEASUREMENT FROM THE EDIFICES. In Parts of Folio Imperial size, each containing Five Plates, and a short Explanatory Text, price II.
Page 534 - Mr. Ruskin's work will send the painter more than ever to the study of nature ; will train men who have always been delighted spectators of nature, to be also attentive observers. Our critics will learn to admire, and mere admirers will learn how to criticise : thus a public will be educated.
Page 530 - Of the Topes opened in various parts of India none have yielded so rich a harvest of important information as those of Bhilsa, opened by Major Cunningham and Lieut. Maisey ; and which are described, with an abundance of highly curious graphic illustrations, in this most interesting book."— Examiner.
Page 533 - The Opening of the Crystal Palace ; Considered in some of its relations to the Prospects of Art. 8vo, price Is. sewed. " An earnest and eloquent appeal for the preservation of the ancient monuments of Gothic architecture.
Page 533 - Venice' is the production of an earnest, religious, progressive, and informed mind. The author of this essay on architecture hns condensed it into a poetic apprehension, the fruit of awe of God, and delight in nature; a knowledge, love, and just estimate of art; a holding fast to fact and repudiation of hearsay; an historic breadth, and a fearless challenge of existing social problems, whose union we know not where to find...
Page 535 - To those who attended the lectures, the book will be a pleasant reminiscence, to others an exciting novelty. The style— clear, idiomatic, forcible, familiar, but never slovenly ; the searching strokes of sarcasm or irony ; the occasional flashes of generous scorn ; the touches of pathos...
Page 537 - Taller and Spectator days, and is very fitly associated with that time of good English literature by its manly feeling, direct, unaffected manner of writing, and nicely managed, wellturned narrative. The descriptions are excellent ; some of the country painting is as fresh as a landscape by Constable, or an idyl by Alfred Tennyson."— Examiner.