Fors Clavigera: Letters to the Workmen and Labourers of Great Britain, المجلد 1

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G. Allen, 1871

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الصفحة 8 - Whosoever shall gather together against thee shall fall for thy sake. . . . " No weapon that is formed against thee shall prosper ; and every tongue that shall rise against thee in judgment thou shalt condemn. This is the heritage of the servants of the Lord ; and their righteousness is of me, saith the Lord.
الصفحة 12 - down with silent pace, Conglobing on the dust. Their manes, that late Circled their arched necks, and wav'd in state, Trail'd on the dust, beneath the yoke were spread, And prone to earth was hung their languid head : Nor Jove disdain'd to cast a pitying look, While thus relenting to the steeds he spoke:
الصفحة 1 - which hides itself even from itself, and is legal, respectable, and cowardly,—corrupts the body and soul of man, to the last fibre of them. And the guilty Thieves of Europe, the real sources of all deadly war in it, are the Capitalists—that is to say, people who live by
الصفحة 21 - i. To do your own work well, whether it be for life or death. 2. To help other people at theirs, when you can, and seek to avenge no injury. 3. To be sure you can obey good laws before you seek to alter bad ones. Believe me, Your faithful friend, JOHN RUSKIN. FORS CLAVIGERA.
الصفحة 18 - blood crying out of it, in one wild harmony round all its murderous sphere. That is what you have done for the Three Material Useful Things. itself. A year ago it was the finest avenue garden in existence ; now a
الصفحة 18 - and vast spaces of land for culture, exercise, and garden, round the cities, full of flowers, which, being everybody's property, nobody could gather; and of birds which, being everybody's property, nobody could shoot. And, in a word, that instead of a common poverty, or national debt, which every poor person in the nation
الصفحة 11 - have nearly managed to get it driven by an iron goblin, as it is;)—Well, your furrow will take' no more seeds than if you had held the stilts yourself. But, instead of holding them, you sit, I presume, on a bank beside the field, under an eglantine;—watch the goblin at his work, and read poetry. Meantime, your wife in
الصفحة 16 - and for these the Louis they mocked, like his Master, shall raise his holy hands, and pray God's peace. . " Not as the world giveth." Everlasting shame only, and unrest, are the world's gifts. These Swine of the five per cent, shall share them duly. La sconoscente vita, che i fe
الصفحة 15 - every exercise of body and mind; and by enforcing on every scholar's heart, from the first to the last stage of his instruction, the irrevocable ordinance of the third Fors Clavigera, that his mental rank among men is fixed from the hour he was born,—that by no temporary or violent effort can he train, though he may
الصفحة 4 - There is, first, the clerical person, whom the peasant pays in turnips for giving him moral advice; then the legal person, whom the peasant pays in turnips for telling him, in black letter, that his house is his own ; there is, thirdly, the courtly person, whom the peasant pays in turnips for presenting a celestial appearance to

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