The Works of John Ruskin Volume 2

The Works of John Ruskin Volume 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ...that "those giant works of Art" meant "The Pyramids"; line 32 reads--"The snow (The fleecy locks of winter) falls around, And forms a white tomb for the careless swain "; after line 35 the lines were broken off, and the address to Derwent Water was given as a separate piece; after line 55 the first MS. of these lines adds: --"First seeming to be calm, then turning rough, And thus deceiving as Penelope. And now, Penelope, and all, good-bye, My muse, I have no further need of thee." The ed. of 1891 printed the first two of these lines. Lines 61-63 reads " Hel vellyn" for "Helvellyn's," "from old Derwent's shores," and "while" for "where." I Sing the Pine, which clothes high Switzer's2 head, And high enthroned, grows on a rocky bed, On gulfs so deep, on cliffs that are so high, He that would dare to climb them dares to die. 1 First printed in the Poems, 1891, i. 16-19 (but see below). The MSS. of "Eudosia" are three: (a) MS. Book iv., which contains it all. There is a title-page which reads as follows: "Eudosia, Or A poem On the Universe By John Ruskin VoL I. 'These are Thy glorious works, parent of good Almighty! thine this universal frame, Thus wondros (sic) fair.' Milton Botany Hern HQ1 Dulwich. I" On the first page of the poem is the date "September 28, 1828." (6) MS. Book ii. (1828) contains an earlier draft of some portions, (c) Among some loose MSS. (now Book ix) there is a fair copy, dated February 8, 1830, of the eighteen lines on "The Yew" (see below, p. 271). In printing the verses here, the editors have collated these three MSS. The quotation from Milton explains that the title denotes the "good gifts...show more

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  • Paperback | 196 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 358g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123648830X
  • 9781236488305