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  • Ruskin Society of Birmingham
  • Saint George, Vol. 9 (Classic Reprint) 

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    Lieferstatus:   i.d.R. innert 5-10 Tagen versandfertig
    Veröffentlichung:  Juli 2015  
    Genre:  Romane, Erzählungen, Gedichte 
    ISBN:  9781331795117 
    Verlag:  Forgotten Books 
    Einband:  Kartoniert  
    Sprache:  English  
    Dimensionen:  H 229 mm / B 152 mm / D 17 mm 
    Gewicht:  426 gr 
    Seiten:  316 
    Zus. Info:  Paperback 
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    Excerpt from Saint George, Vol. 9 "Dear Professor Lodge, "The illness which has struck me this year ends all my hope of ever applying myself again to careful scientific work. But it seems to me that the admirable explanatory letters which I owe to your kindness ought not therefore to be lost. I therefore return them, thinking that they may be of use in the hands of some happier pupil - or save you trouble in book-compilation. To me, they were invaluable, in their clearness and fulness - nor among the many regrets which surround me now, is there one (in its kind) more acute than that of abandoning the investigations in which I had found such guideship. "If the papers are useless to you, the memory of your kindness may at least be pleasantly revived by them. My own gratitude can only express itself in the most earnest wishes for your welfare in all things - in the new world which all this marvellous science is revealing - and creating. "Ever - for what time may be left me, "Your loving friend, "John Ruskin. "Professor Oliver Lodge, etc., etc." "Brantwood, "Coniston, Lancashire, "25th September, 1885. "Dear and most kind friend, "Your letter is such a balm and joy to me that I could fancy myself well again as I read it - nor indeed am I without hope of recovering health enough at least to sympathize still in the work of others, and to be interested and happy in the world for a few years more. But this last illness has been different from the preceding ones. They only left me weak, but quite myself. This one has left behind it distinct injury - a feeling, not of the pleasant weakness of new life which means true recovery, - but of persistent illness; feebleness of thought - and feverish disturbance of the nerves. Supposing that these symptoms were subdued - they are yet a most solemn warning to me that ray strength - such as may remain to me must no longer be spent in any vanity of personal exertion - but husbanded for what good I can yet be, in returning thanks and love to those who love me. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

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