The Complete Works of John Ruskin, Band 17

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Reuwee, Wattley & Walsh, 1891
 

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Seite 326 - The best in this kind are but shadows ; and the worst are no worse, if imagination amend them.
Seite 312 - For the merchandise of it is better than the merchandise of silver, and the gain thereof than fine gold. She is more precious than rubies: and all the things thou canst desire are not to be compared unto her.
Seite 427 - Unto Adam also and to his wife did the LORD God make coats of skins, and clothed them.
Seite 67 - No mention shall be made of coral, or of pearls : for the price of wisdom is above rubies. The topaz of Ethiopia shall not equal it, neither shall it be valued with pure gold.
Seite 67 - And spice, and oil for the light, and for the anointing oil, and for the sweet incense.
Seite 414 - And though the shady gloom Had given day her room, The sun himself withheld his wonted speed, And hid his head for shame...
Seite 414 - But peaceful was the night Wherein the Prince of Light His reign of peace upon the earth began : The winds, with wonder whist, Smoothly the waters kist, 'Whispering new joys to the mild ocean— Who now hath quite forgot to rave, While birds of calm sit brooding on the charmed wave.
Seite 70 - Surely there is a vein for the silver, And a place for gold where they fine it. Iron is taken out of the earth, And brass is molten out of the stone.
Seite 271 - Very probably," replied the dwarf ; " but," and his countenance grew stern as he spoke, " the water which has been refused to the cry of the weary and dying is unholy, though it had been blessed by every saint in heaven ; and the water which is found in the vessel of mercy is holy, though it had been denied with corpses.
Seite 20 - Why has not man a microscopic eye ? For this plain reason, man is not a fly.

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