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The Arts and Crafts Movement

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Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 9,168 / 33 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 39.9
LoC Category: NK
Downloads: 5,101
Added to site: 2010.08.05
mnybks.net#: 28639
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Art, Essays
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re but the vernacular of one common language, widely and familiarly spoken, and craftmanship itself but 'joy in widest commonalty spread'; joy in working in all the various ways of imaginative invention, upon all sorts and kinds of material, material brought from afar, sought with danger or grown in pastoral peace; joy in making and devising things of use and of beauty, homely things, princely things, things of beauty for beauty's adornment, noble things for a city's; all amid Nature's own, yet unsullied, immense creativeness, all for the admiration and use of vigorous emergent and vanishing generations, whose common bond in life was the thing so made, its beauty and its use.

We may now leave the explanatory preludes, the Notes, and turn to the Lectures, to which reference has already been made. They were given, I think, at each Exhibition, except the last, and in the Exhibition itself, and were meant, besides the objects officially announced in the catalogues, to widen the scope of the Exhibitions, ot

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