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. Review of reviews and world's work. es,and it is conspicuous in the letters he addressedto his friends from college. I must make onequotation : Have you ever sat meditatively in apastry cooks shop ... to watch the palefaces and sunken eyes which pass linger-ingly before tlie window an<l fall uponthe consumers of the fruits of the earth,half in prayerand half in accusation ? Theyhave no conception of the meaning of thevarious devices for exciting and panipei-ing the gorged api)etite ; they never tastedsuch things rn their lives ; they are sousedto hunger that they do not know whattanic mea

. Review of reviews and world's work. es,and it is conspicuous in the letters he addressedto his friends from college. I must make onequotation : Have you ever sat meditatively in apastry cooks shop ... to watch the palefaces and sunken eyes which pass linger-ingly before tlie window an<l fall uponthe consumers of the fruits of the earth,half in prayerand half in accusation ? Theyhave no conception of the meaning of thevarious devices for exciting and panipei-ing the gorged api)etite ; they never tastedsuch things rn their lives ; they are sousedto hunger that they do not know whattanic mea Stock Photo
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. Review of reviews and world's work. es,and it is conspicuous in the letters he addressedto his friends from college. I must make onequotation : Have you ever sat meditatively in apastry cooks shop ... to watch the palefaces and sunken eyes which pass linger-ingly before tlie window an<l fall uponthe consumers of the fruits of the earth,half in prayerand half in accusation ? Theyhave no conception of the meaning of thevarious devices for exciting and panipei-ing the gorged api)etite ; they never tastedsuch things rn their lives ; they are sousedto hunger that they do not know whattanic means ! But they gaze as they wouldon .some strange paradise wlifii they seethe shadows of unknown delights—callsupon senses whose po.ssession they scarcelyknew. Have you watched them turningaway, sick with famine, weak with desire,with the mild sorrowful look of subduedreproach at the fi.ed features and hardbrows within (for they are mere childrenand have not learned their lessons of re- JOHN RUSK IN: POET, PAINTER, AND PROPHET. 299. THE CATHEDRAL SPIRE, ROUEN. (From a pencil drawing by Jolin Ruskin in 1835.) bellion against God and man), and then reflected thatthere was but the width and weight of a penny be-tween them and the door ? Have you seen some lesspitiable urchin, one who has some slight conceptiou ofwhat is meant by the word tart, pause before therefuse chair at the door to eye the variegated, black-burned tin tray, with its arranged square of ellipticalraspberry tarts—the slightest, the very shadow of anamicable adherence existing between them and thetray by means of the rich distillation of crimson, co-agulated juice and their cramped, undulating edge ofpaste, shaded with soft brown by the touch of the con-siderate fire, sinking gradually beneath the transpar-ent, granular, ruby-tinted expanse of unimaginablyambrosial jam, and considered that a penny wouldenable you to sever that juicy connection with thetin, and send the boy away with bright eyes and elas-tic s