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The King of the Golden River or the Black Brothers
A Legend of Stiria.

written by "Ruskin, John, 1819-1900"
...r his brows, and took two turns, of three feet long, up and down the room, lifting his legs up very high, and setting them down very hard. This pause gave time for Gluck to collect his thoughts a l... read more

Lectures on Architecture and Painting
Delivered at Edinburgh in November 1853

written by "Ruskin, John, 1819-1900"
...ity, before even you venture to call it yours, ought you not scrupulously to weigh the exact share you have had in adding to it or adorning it, to calculate seriously the influence upon its aspect ... read more

Modern Painters, Volume 4 (of 5)
written by "Ruskin, John, 1819-1900"
...s it ascends towards B; and hence one of the most beautifully gradated natural curves—called the catenary—of course assumed not by chains only, but 270 by all flexible and elongated su... read more

Unto This Last and Other Essays on Political Economy
written by "Ruskin, John, 1819-1900"
...s a little of everything,—if food must be of many kinds, and dress of many fashions,—if multitudes live by work which, ministering to[Pg 251] fancy, has its pay measured by fancy, so tha... read more