Ruskin Wished

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John Ruskin - Later Life (1869–1900) - The Guild of St George
... 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, before ... A communitarian venture, it had a hierarchical structure, with Ruskin as its Master, and dedicated members called “Companions” whose first loyalty was nearly always ... 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:

    I have never wished to cater to the crowd; for what I know they do not approve, and what they approve I do not know.
    Epicurus (341–270 B.C.)

    Along the iron veins that traverse the frame of our country, beat and flow the fiery pulses of its exertion, hotter and faster every hour. All vitality is concentrated through those throbbing arteries into the central cities; the country is passed over like a green sea by narrow bridges, and we are thrown back in continually closer crowds on the city gates.
    —John Ruskin (1819–1900)