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" I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one... "
Art and Life: A Ruskin Anthology - Page 553
by John Ruskin, William Sloane Kennedy - 1886 - 593 pages
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The Lancet, Volume 2

Medicine - 1872
...vben he says : " The more I think of it, the more I find this conclusion impressed upon me — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to ьее something Ко. 2Кб. and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for...
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The Moral Relations of Physical Science

Samuel Colcord Bartlett - Physical sciences - 1850 - 22 pages
..." The more I think of it," oracularly declares John Ruskin, " I find it more impressed upon me that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this...see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. To see clearly is poetry, prophecy and religion, — all in one. Therefore finding the world of literature...
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Michigan Reports: Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Michigan, Volume 214

Michigan. Supreme Court, Randolph Manning, George C. Gibbs, Thomas McIntyre Cooley, Elijah W. Meddaugh, William Jennison, Hovey K. Clarke, Hoyt Post, Henry Allen Chaney, William Dudley Fuller, John Adams Brooks, Marquis B. Eaton, Herschel Bouton Lazell, James M. Reasoner, Richard W. Cooper - Law reports, digests, etc - 1922
...who possesses it, Ruskin says, "sees clearly and states what he sees plainly," and he adds, "hundreds can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for one who can see." This talent, though it may be improved by practice, is one which I think cannot be acquired. It is...
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Modern Painters ...

John Ruskin - 1856
...done by these two men, the more I think of it I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this...is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one. Therefore, finding the world of Literature more or less divided into Thinkers and Seers, I believe...
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Modern Painters ...

John Ruskin - 1856
...done by these two men, the more I think of it I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this...is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one. Therefore, finding the world of Literature more or less divided into Tliinkera and Seers, I believe...
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The Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...that road, and adopting on that point childlike habits. " The greatest thing," he says elsewhere, " a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saw in a plain way. To see clearly is poetry and religion." Then, for the selection of facts are manhood and age, think...
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The True and the Beautiful: In Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Aesthetics - 1859 - 452 pages
...done by these two men, the more I think of it I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this...is poetry, prophecy, and religion, — all in one. Therefore, finding the world of Literature more or less divided into Thinkers and Seers, I believe...
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The True and the Beautiful: In Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion

John Ruskin - 1859 - 452 pages
...this conclusion more impressed ,: upon me,—that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in , I this world is to see something, and tell what it saw...can see. To see clearly, is poetry, prophecy, and religion,—all in one. Therefore, finding the world of Literature more or less divided into Thinkers...
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The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals and Religion: Selected ...

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Aesthetics - 1859 - 452 pages
...done by these two men, the more I think of it I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, — that the greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something, and tell what it saic in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, but thousands can think for...
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The Ohio Educational Monthly: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 11

Education - 1862
...MORROW.* The more I think of it, I find this conclusion more impressed upon me, that the greatest work a human soul ever does in this world, is to see something, and to tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk to one who can think, but thousands...
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