The Stones of Venice

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Charlotte Bronte to George Smith, 7 January 1851: <br/><br/> "The ""Stones of Venice"" seem nobly laid and chiselled. How grandly the ""Quarry"" of vast marbles is disclosed! Mr Ruskin seems to me one of the few genuine writers (as distinguished from book-makers) of this age. His earnestness even amuses me in certain passages; for I cannot help laughing to think how utilitarians will fume and fret over his deep, serious, and (as <i>they</i> will think), fanatical reverence for Art. That pure and severe mind you ascribed to him speaks in every line. He writes like a consecrated Priest of the Abstract and Ideal."

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The Stones of Venice

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