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" He was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory is, to all who keep it, dear and helpful. His son, whom he loved to the uttermost, and taught to speak truth, says this of him. "
John Ruskin: A Study - Page 24
by Robert Percival Downes - 1890 - 119 pages
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The Living Age, Volume 199

1893
...Adding! on Churchyard, near Croydon, where his son placed the following inscription on Ms tomb : " He was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory...uttermost, and taught to speak truth, says this of him " (ii. 37). Mr. Ruskin spent all that year with his widowed mother, and brought a young Scotch cousin,...
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The Church quarterly review, Volume 36

1893
...Addington Churchyard, near Croydon, where his son placed the following inscription on his tomb : ' He was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory...uttermost, and taught to speak truth, says this of him * (ii. 37). Mr. Ruskin spent all that year with his widowed mother, and brought a young Scotch cousin,...
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The Bookmart: A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library ..., Volume 5

Richard Halkett - American literature - 1888
...to speak truth,, eays this of him. Here, beside my father's body, I have laid ray mother's. Nor wns dearer earth ever returned to earth, nor purer life recorded In heaven. She died December 5, 1801, aged 90. A RAKE prize, though by no means a good bargain, has just been picked up at a small...
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John Ruskin: A Study

Robert Percival Downes - Authors, English - 1890 - 119 pages
...conspicuous example of it than the greatest Art critic and prose poet of the age. In April, 1876, Mr. Euskin finished the restoration of a spring of water between...died December 5, 1861, aged 90." In March, 1878, Mr. Ruskin was prostrated by a severe illness consequent upon his labours preparatory to an exhibition...
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English Social Reformers

Henry de Beltgens Gibbins - Christian socialism - 1892 - 229 pages
...unusually marked. That influence was of \ the highest type. Of his father he could say with truth, " he was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory is, to all who keep it, dear and helpful." His mother was a woman of great depth of feeling, affectionate, exacting and religious ; one to whom her...
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English Social Reformers

Henry de Beltgens Gibbins - Christian socialism - 1892 - 229 pages
...was of the highest type. Of his father he could say with truth, " he was an entirely honest merehant, and his memory is, to all who keep it, dear and helpful." His mother was a woman of great depth of feeling, affectionate, exacting and religious ; one to whom her...
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The Life and Work of John Ruskin, Volume 2

William Gershom Collingwood - 1893
...Addington Church, near Shirley in Surrey, not far from Croydon; and the legend on his tomb records: " He was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory...uttermost, and taught to speak truth, says this of him." Mr. John James Ruskin, like many other of our successful merchants, had been an openhanded patron of...
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The Life and Work of John Ruskin, Volume 2

William Gershom Collingwood - Authors, English - 1893 - 529 pages
...hardly realised how much she had been to him. He buried her in his father's grave, and wrote upon it, " Here beside my father's body I have laid my mother's...returned to earth, nor purer life recorded in heaven." CHAPTER II. "FORS" BEGUN. (1871—1872.) . . Nous ne recevons 1.existence Qu.afin de travailler pour...
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A History of English Literature: By F.V.N. Painter

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - English literature - 1899 - 697 pages
...accustomed to read aloud to the family the standard English authors. The legend on his tomb says: " He was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory...whom he loved to the uttermost, and taught to speak the truth, says this of him." Ruskin's mother was a pious, practical, aspiring woman, who ruled her...
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The Life of John Ruskin

William Gershom Collingwood - 1900 - 427 pages
...Shirley Church, near Addington, in Surrey, not far from Croydon; and the legend on his tomb records: ' He was an entirely honest merchant, and his memory...uttermost, and taught to speak truth, says this of him.' Mr. John James Ruskin, like many other of our successful merchants, had been an open-handed patron...
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