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" ... signs of the life and liberty of every workman who struck the stone ; a freedom of thought and rank in scale of being, such as no laws, no charters, no charities can secure ; but which it must be the first aim of all Europe at this day to regain for... "
Art and Life: A Ruskin Anthology - Page 169
by John Ruskin, William Sloane Kennedy - 1886 - 593 pages
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On the nature of Gothic architecture: and herein of the true functions of ...

John Ruskin - Architecture, Gothic - 1854 - 48 pages
...sculptors : examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stern statues, anatomiless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...all Europe at this day to regain for her children. Let me not be thought to speak wildly or extravagantly. It is verily this degradation of the operative...
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The ten chief courts of the Sydenham palace

Crystal palace - 1854 - 232 pages
...liberty in the workman struck out in every stone, " a freedom of thought," to use his own words, " and rank in scale of being; such as no laws, no charters,...all Europe at this day to regain for her children." In the conclusions which Mr. Ruskin draws from these Gothic and savage inventions of the old free workman,...
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Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 1, Issue 1

India - 1855
...sculptors : examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and st*rn statues, motionless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...thought, and rank in scale of being, such as no laws, no characters, no charters, can secure ; but which it must be the first aim of all Europe at this day...
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Pre-Raffaellitism

Edward Young - Pre-Raphaelitism - 1857 - 317 pages
...sculptors : examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stone statues anatomiless and rigid; but do not mock at them, for they are signs...and liberty of every workman who struck the stone" (Ibid.) Such then is the artistic result of the gymnasium, or " transfiguration " process. We have...
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The stones of Venice.-3 vol

John Ruskin - 1867
...sculptors : examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stern statues, anatomiless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...all Europe at this day to regain for her children. xv. Let me not be thought to speak wildly or extravagantly. It is verily this degradation of the...
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1868 - 479 pages
...sculptors: examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stern statues, anatomiless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...all Europe at this day to regain for her children. Let me not be thought to speak wildly or extravagantly. It is verily this degradation of the operative...
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The sea-stories

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1873
...sculptors : examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stern statues, anatomiless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...all Europe at this day to regain for her children. xv. Let me not be thought to speak wildly or extravagantly. It is verily this degradation of the...
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University of Madras. B.A. examination of 1877. Selections from the writings ...

John Ruskin - 1875
...sculptors : examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stern statues, anatomiless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...all Europe at this day to regain for her children. Let me not be thought to speak wildly or extravagantly. It is verily this degradation of the operative...
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - Essays - 1884 - 479 pages
...sculptors: examine once more those ugly goblins, and formless monsters, and stern statues, anatomiless and rigid ; but do not mock at them, for they are...who struck the stone ; a freedom of thought and rank io scale of being, such as no laws, no charters, no charities can secure ; but which it must be the...
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The Stones of Venice, Volumes 1-2

John Ruskin - Architecture - 1885
...liberty of every workman who struck the stono ; a freedom of thought, and rank in scale of being, such us no laws, no charters, no charities can secure ; but which it must bo the first aim of all Europe at this day to regain for her children. xv. Let me not be thought...
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