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112: February 8, 1819: On the Occasion of Ruskin’s 199th Birthday

Fine Folks, On this date all those years ago, Ruskin was born in an already smog-enshrouded London. From his first, albeit brief, lecture–“People be good!”–delivered spontaneously when he was five from the top of a stool to those who had … Continue reading

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