Mr. John Ruskin at Brantwood. An Essay by Mrs. Ritchie
Anne I Ritchie Harper's New Monthly Magazine
Recounts John Lubbock's assertion that John Ruskin had 'undoubtedly done very much more [...] for science' than Johann W von Goethe. Even 'without any pretensions to profound scientific knowledge', Ruskin had 'an extraordinary natural gift for observation, and seemed to know by instinct what to observe'.
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