Some articles on ruskin, ruskin wished:
... Ruskin founded his utopian society, the Guild of St George, in 1871 (although originally it was called St George’s Fund, and then St George’s Company ... A communitarian venture, it had a hierarchical structure, with Ruskin as its Master, and dedicated members called “Companions” whose first loyalty was nearly always to Ruskin personally ... Ruskin wished to show that contemporary life could still be enjoyed in the countryside, with land being farmed traditionally, with minimal mechanical assistance ...
Famous quotes containing the words wished and/or ruskin:
“Though I had not come a-hunting, and felt some compunctions about accompanying the hunters, I wished to see a moose near at hand, and was not sorry to learn how the Indian managed to kill one. I went as reporter or chaplain to the hunters,and the chaplain has been known to carry a gun himself.”
—Henry David Thoreau (18171862)
“How long most people would look at the best book before they would give the price of a large turbot for it?”
—John Ruskin (18191900)