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... 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 becoming the Guild in 1878) ... 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:
“Every one of my friends had a bad day somewhere in her history she wished she could forget but couldnt. A very bad mother day changes you forever. Those were the hardest stories to tell. . . . I could still see the red imprint of his little bum when I changed his diaper that night. I stared at my hand, as if they were alien parts of myself . . . as if they had betrayed me. From that day on, I never hit him again.”
—Mary Kay Blakely (20th century)
“Taste is the only morality.... Tell me what you like and Ill tell you what you are.”
—John Ruskin (18191900)