School Education Volume 3 Chapter 19

CHAPTER XIX WE ARE EDUCATED BY OUR INTIMACIES PART III.—VOCATION           I might trace the consummation of various other affinities in these two illustrious subjects, but space fails; I can only indicate the joy of pursuing the acquaintanceship, followed by the endless occupation for mind and heart, in that high intimacy which we call the Vocation of each of these men of genius.           Turner’s … Continue reading School Education Volume 3 Chapter 19

School Education Volume 3 Chapter 18

CHAPTER XVIII WE ARE EDUCATED BY OUR INTIMACIES PART II.—FURTHER AFFINITIES          Affinity for Material: Ruskin’s Opportunities.—Of the Affinity for Material, the joy of handling and making, Wordsworth says little, but Ruskin sent out feelers in this direction which began with ‘two boxes of well-cut wooden bricks’ and culminated, perhaps, in the road-making of the Oxford days:—           “I was afterwards,” he says, … Continue reading School Education Volume 3 Chapter 18