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" To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set; to draw hard breath over ploughshare or spade; to read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray — these are the things that make men happy; they have always had the power of doing these, and they never will... "
Art and Life: A Ruskin Anthology - Page 494
by John Ruskin, William Sloane Kennedy - 1886 - 593 pages
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Dean Ireland scholarship [and] Craven scholarship [afterw.] Ireland and ...

Oxford univ, exam. papers, scholarships
...since first he was made of the earth, as they are now ; and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set ; to...doing these, they never will have power to do more. 2. But the great record for the outward life of a man who has left such a record of his lofty inward...
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Social and Political Morality

William Lovett - Conduct of life - 1853 - 204 pages
...AMUSEMENTS. to man have been just as possible to him since first he was made of the earth as they are now. To watch the corn grow and the blossoms set, to draw hard breath over ploughshare and spade, to read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray ; these are the things that make men happy."...
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The Eclectic Review

1856
...and increasing the power of production, as things utterly useless for any great or noble purpose. " To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set ; to...have always had the power of doing these, they never icill have power to do more. The world's prosperity or adversity depends upon our knowing and teaching...
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Modern Painters ...

John Ruskin - 1856
...since first he was made of the earth, as they are now ; and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set; to draw...read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray, — these arc the things that make men happy ; they have always had the power of doing these, they never will...
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The Beautiful in Nature, Art, and Life, Volume 1

Andrew James Symington - Aesthetics - 1857
...are now, and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. . . To watch the corn grow and the blossom set, to draw hard breath over ploughshare or spade,...to love, to hope, to pray — these are the things to make man happy ; they have always had the power of doing these, they never will have power to do...
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The True and the Beautiful: In Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion

John Ruskin - 1859 - 452 pages
...since first he was made of the earth, as they are now; and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set; to draw...or spade; to read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray,—these are the things that make men happy; they have always had the power of doing these, they...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow and tho blossom set, to draw hard breath over ploughshare and spade, to read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray — these are the things to make man happy ; they have always had the power of doing these— they never will have power to...
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The Schooling of Life

Richard St. John Tyrwhitt - 1864 - 114 pages
...since first he was made of the earth, as they are now; and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow and the blossoms set; to draw...or spade; to read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray,—these are the things that make men happy; they have always had the power of doing these, they...
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The True and the Beautiful in Nature, Art, Morals, and Religion

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - Aesthetics - 1867 - 452 pages
...since first he was made of the earth, as they are now; and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set ; to draw hard breath over ploughshare or spade ; t( read, to think, to love, to hope, to pray, — these are the things that make men happy ; they...
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Selections from the Writings of John Ruskin

John Ruskin - 1868 - 479 pages
...since first he was made of the earth, as they are now; and they are possible to him chiefly in peace. To watch the corn grow, and the blossoms set ; to...draw hard breath over ploughshare or spade ; to read, tojhink, tojlove, to hope, to pray, — these_arfi_the things that make men happy ; they have "always...
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