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" A truly valuable or availing thing is that which leads to life with its whole strength. In proportion as it does not lead to life, or as its strength is broken, it is less valuable ; in proportion as it leads away from life, it is tinvaluable or malignant. "
Unto This Last - Page 54
by John Ruskin - 2006 - 104 pages
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1860
...ought to be familiar to them. Valor, from valere, to be well, or strong (yyiaivu) ; — strong, in life (if a man), or valiant ; strong, for life (if...; in proportion as it leads away from life, it is tinvaluable or malignant. The value of a thing, therefore, is independent of opinion, and of quantity....
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The Cornhill Magazine

George Smith, William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1860
...ought to be familiar to them. Valor, from valere, to be well, or strong (żymiVw) ; — strong, in life (if a man), or valiant; strong, for life (if...avail towards life." A truly valuable or availing tiling is that which leads to life with its whole strength. In proportion as it does not lead to life,...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 22

Henry Mills Alden, Thomas Bucklin Wells, Lee Foster Hartman, Frederick Lewis Allen - American literature - 1861
...therefore, ought to be familiar to them. Valor, from valere, to be well, or strong (vyiaivu) ; strong, in life (if a man), or valiant ; strong, for life (if...valuable. To be " valuable," therefore, is to " avail toward life." A truly valuable or availing thing is that which leads to life with its whole strength....
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volumes 1-2

1866
...well or strong (iiytaiva) ; — strong, IR Ufe lif a man), or valiant; strong for life lifa tiling), or valuable." To be " valuable," therefore, is to...avail towards life." A truly valuable or availing tiling is that which leads to life with its whole strength. In proportion as it does not lead to life,...
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"Unto this Last": Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

John Ruskin - Economics - 1872 - 138 pages
...ought to be familiar to them. Valor, from valere, to be well, or strong (iyiaivu) ; — strong, in life (if a man), or valiant ; strong, for life (if...towards life." A truly valuable or availing thing ia that which leads to life with its whole strength. In proportion as it does not load to life, or...
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The Works of John Ruskin: Time and tide, by Weare and Tyne. "Unto this last ...

John Ruskin - 1887
...ought to be familiar to them. Valor, from valere, to be well, or strong (iiyiaivu) ; — strong, in life (if a man), or valiant ; strong, for life (if...that which leads to life with its whole strength. In pro portion as it does not lead to life, or as its strength is broken, it is less valuable ; in proportion...
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The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 2

Frank William Taussig, William Leonard Crum, Arthur Eli Monroe - Economics - 1888
...minerals, its books and works of art." Valor, from valere, to be well or strong (vyiaiva), — strong, in life (if a man), or valiant ; strong, for life (if a thing), or valuable. To bo " valuable," therefore, is to " avail towards life." A truly valuable or availing thing is that...
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The Complete Works of John Ruskin, Volume 6

John Ruskin - 1891
...ought to be familiar to them. Valor, from valere, to be well, or strong (uyuxiVw) ; — strong, in life (if a man), or valiant ; strong, for life (if...or availing thing is that which leads to life with ita whole strength. In proportion as it does not lead to life, or as its strength is broken, it is...
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The Industrial Revolution

Charles Austin Beard - Great Britain - 1919 - 105 pages
...some other labour." According to Ruskin : " To be valuable is to avail towards life. A truly valuable thing is that which leads to life with its whole strength....or as its strength is broken, it is less valuable ; as it leads away from life, it is invaluable or malignant." It is apparent to all that joy, success...
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The Twentieth Century Magazine, Volume 5

Charles Zueblin - Twentieth century - 1912
...as Ruskin long ago pointed out, meant originally the quality of being well or strong — "strong, in life (if a man), or valiant; strong, for life (if...thing), or valuable." To be "valuable," therefore, is, in the original sense, to "avail toward and the power of disseminating It: means of free communication...
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