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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. "
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by John Ruskin - 2006 - 104 pages
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A/moral Economics: Classical Political Economy and Cultural Authority in ...

Claudia C. Klaver - Business & Economics - 2003 - 225 pages
...classical educations, Ruskin writes: " Valor, from valere, to be well or strong . . . ;—strong, in life (if a man), or valiant; strong for life (if a...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 Body Economic: Life, Death, and Sensation in Political Economy and the ...

Catherine Gallagher - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 209 pages
...from "Valor from valere, to be well, or strong . . . strong in life (if a man), or valiant; strongs/or life (if a thing), or valuable. To be 'valuable,' therefore, is to 'avail towards life' " (168). Ruskin faults the political economists for calculating the values of commodities without regard...
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The Unitarian Review, Volume 23

Charles Lowe, Henry Wilder Foote, John Hopkins Morison, James De Normandie, Henry H. Barber, Joseph Henry Allen - Unitarianism - 1885
...valuable in actual lifegiving power. " Value, valor, valere, to be well or strong, is to avail toward life. A truly valuable, or availing, thing is that which leads to life with its whole strength." " Mistaken again," said the capitalist. " Our mills and factories are set up to make money or whatever...
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