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" ... ground, clothe it with soft compliance, are partly its subjects, partly its flatterers, partly its comforters. But the pine rises in serene resistance, self-contained ; nor can I ever without awe stay long under a great Alpine cliff, far from all... "
Ruskin: Modern painters. Of general principles and of truth. 5 v - Page 115
by John Ruskin - 1887
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Modern Painters ...

John Ruskin - 1860
...under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, a? they stand on the inaccessible juts and perilous ledges...those trees never heard human voice; they are far ahove all sound but of the winds. No foot ever stirred fallen leaf of theirs. All comfortless they...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 21

American literature - 1860
...stay long under a great Alpine clifT, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine as they stand on the inaccessible juts and...upright, fixed, spectral as troops of ghosts standing on tho walls of Hades not knowing each other — dumb forever. You can not reach them, can not cry to...
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Modern Painters: Pt. VI. Of leaf beauty. Pt. VII. Of cloud beauty. Pt. VIII ...

John Ruskin - Aesthetics - 1860
...stay long under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and...multitudes, each like the shadow of the one beside it—upright, fixed, spectral, as troops of ghosts standing on the walls of Hades, not knowing each...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 55

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1862
...stay long under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and...beside it, — upright, fixed, spectral, as troops of giants standing on the walls of Hades, not knowing each other — dumb forever. You can not reach them,...
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A Painter's Camp in the Highlands, and Thoughts about Art: Thoughts about art

Philip Gilbert Hamerton - Art - 1862
...stay long under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and...multitudes, each like the shadow of the one beside it—upright, fixed, spectral, as troops of ghosts standing on the walls of Hades, not knowing each...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 11

Education - 1864
...Educational Journal for Upper Canada. THE GLORY OP THE PINES. the inaccessible juts and perilous lodges of the enormous wall, in quiet multitudes, each like...of the one beside it — upright. fixed, spectral, like troops not knowing each other — dumb forever. You cannot reach them, cannot cry to them —...
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Precious Thoughts: Moral and Religious. Gathered from the Works of John ...

John Ruskin, Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1866 - 349 pages
...stay long under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and...multitudes, each like the shadow of the one beside it—upright, fixed, spectral, as troops of ghosts standing on the walls of Hades, not knowing each...
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Precious Thoughts: Moral and Religious

Mrs. L. C. Tuthill - 1869
...stay long under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and perilous ledges of the enormous wall, iu quiet multitudes, each like the shadow of the one beside it — upright, fixed, spectral, as troops...
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Wonders of the plant-world: or, Curiosities of vegetable life

Wonders - 1870
...without awe, under a great Alpine cliff, far from all house or work of men, looking up to its companies of pine, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and...of Hades, not knowing each other — dumb for ever. All comfortless they stand, between the two eternities of the Vacancy and the Rock ; yet with such...
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Frondes agrestes. Readings in 'Modern painters' [by J. Ruskin], chosen by ...

John Ruskin - 1875
...looking up to its companies qf pines, as they stand on the inaccessible juts and perilous ledges of tin: enormous wall, in quiet multitudes, each like the...them : those trees never heard human voice ; they are for above all sound but of the winds. No foot ever stirred fallen leaf of theirs: all comfortless they...
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