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" Fortunately for mankind, as some counterbalance to that wretched love of novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowness, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places of the heart such affection... "
Rocks and Rivers, Or, Highland Wanderings Over Craig and Correi, "flood and ... - Page 1
by John Colquhoun - 1849 - 185 pages
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The moor and the loch

John Colquhoun - 1851 - 406 pages
...into their beau idial of a peasant; and never can they gain that place in his heart, only to be * " Fortunately for mankind, as some counterbalance to...the work of time."— Modern Painters, by a Graduate of Oxford. •f A great outcry has been raised against the " Highland clearances," and much obloquy...
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The moor and the loch

John Colquhoun - 1851 - 460 pages
...novelty, which originates in selfishness, narrowness, and conceit, and which especially characteritei all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places...is delighted even by injuries which are the work of time."Modern Painteri, by a Graduate of Oxford. t A great outcry has been raised against the " Highland...
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Modern Painters, Volume 1

John Ruskin - 1857 - 502 pages
...novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowness, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places...delighted even by injuries which are the work of time ; not but that there is also real and absolute beauty in the forms and colours so obtained, for which...
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The Moor and the Loch: Containing Minute Instructions in All ..., Volume 2

John Colquhoun - 1880 - 544 pages
...Highland character consists in assimilating it to their own! They may give employment, 2 and money for 1 "Fortunately for mankind, as some counterbalance to...is delighted even by injuries which are the work of time."—'Modern Painters,' by John Ruskin, 11.A. 2 A great outcry has been raised against the "Highland...
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The Moor and the Loch: Containing Minute Instructions in All ..., Volume 2

John Colquhoun - 1884
...originates in seltUhness, narrowness, and conceit, and irAu-A etptf billy ckarafleriset all ru/i/or miruls, there is set in the deeper places of the heart such...which are the work of time." — 'Modern Painters,' by John Raskin, MA 1 A great outcry has been raised against the " Highland clearances," and much obloquy...
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Works, Volume 1

John Ruskin - 1887 - 516 pages
...novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowness, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places...delighted even by injuries which are the work of time ; not but that there is also real and absolute beauty in the forms and colors so obtained, for which...
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The Complete Works of John Ruskin, Volume 20

John Ruskin - 1891
...novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowuess, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places...delighted even by injuries which are the work of time; not but that there is also real and absolute beauty in the forms and colors so obtained, for which...
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The Works of John Ruskin: Modern painters

John Ruskin - 1903 - 828 pages
...novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowness, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places...delighted even by injuries which are the work of time ; not but that there is also real and absolute beauty in the forms and colours so obtained, for which...
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The Past is a Foreign Country

David Lowenthal, Professor Emeritus David Lowenthal, Lowenthal David - 1985 - 489 pages
...of color'. Erosion lent beauty a temporal dimension, for 'set in the deeper places of the heart [is] such affection for the signs of age that the eye is delighted even by injuries which are the work of time'.244 Many share Ruskin's view that the organic nature of buildings ennobles their wear and tear....
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The Rhetoric of Empiricism: Language and Perception from Locke to I.A. Richards

Jules David Law - 1993 - 258 pages
...novelty which originates in selfishness, shallowness, and conceit, and which especially characterizes all vulgar minds, there is set in the deeper places...delighted even by injuries which are the work of time" (203— 4). Early personal experiences provide within us a "ground" (237) or "depth" to which future...
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