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Post by IstXA » November 20th, 2019, 8:48 am

The Life of John Ruskin by William Gershom Collingwood (1854 - 1932).

W. G. Collingwood became a student of John Ruskin in 1872 when he started his study in University College, Oxford. For many years he dedicated himself to helping Ruskin as his resident assistant. In 1883 he settled near to Ruskin in the Lake District. Collingwood edited a number of Ruskin's texts and published a biography of Ruskin "The Life and Work of John Ruskin" in two volumes in 1893, which in many ways remains the best biography of Ruskin. In 1900, Collingwood published a shortened and thoroughly reworked version of it, "The Life of John Ruskin". This book is its seventh edition.
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Post by KevinS » November 20th, 2019, 8:58 am

DPL, please.

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Post by IstXA » November 20th, 2019, 9:16 am

KevinS wrote:
November 20th, 2019, 8:58 am
DPL, please.
Thank you!! :thumbs:

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Post by TriciaG » November 21st, 2019, 3:12 pm

I can't MC this right now, as I'm full of MC projects. But I'm curious: with whom are you duetting? :)
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Post by IstXA » November 21st, 2019, 4:28 pm

TriciaG wrote:
November 21st, 2019, 3:12 pm
I can't MC this right now, as I'm full of MC projects. But I'm curious: with whom are you duetting? :)
istDG :wink:

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Post by Rapunzelina » November 26th, 2019, 12:54 pm

Let me MC this project, I'll go set it up with a Magic Window!
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Post by Rapunzelina » November 26th, 2019, 1:03 pm

Magic Window is in place!
Is the summary from wikipedia? It would be better if you could write your own, possibly rephrasing this one.
I'll move us to Readers Found!
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Post by IstXA » November 27th, 2019, 6:19 am

Rapunzelina wrote:
November 26th, 2019, 1:03 pm
Magic Window is in place!
Is the summary from wikipedia? It would be better if you could write your own, possibly rephrasing this one.
I'll move us to Readers Found!
Thank you for the set-up. I have now updated the summary. Cheers.

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Post by Rapunzelina » November 27th, 2019, 4:45 pm

Got it! Thank you!
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Post by IstXA » December 2nd, 2019, 12:34 pm

Hi, Kevin, happy thanksgivings to you.

Chapter 00 preface is now ready for PL. It's only less than 3min.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/lifeofjohnruskin_00_collingwood_128kb.mp3 (02:03) 88.8dB

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Post by KevinS » December 2nd, 2019, 12:54 pm

IstXA wrote:
December 2nd, 2019, 12:34 pm
Hi, Kevin, happy thanksgivings to you.

Chapter 00 preface is now ready for PL. It's only less than 3min.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/lifeofjohnruskin_00_collingwood_128kb.mp3 (02:03) 88.8dB
I can't wait to hear you both!

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Post by istDG » December 3rd, 2019, 12:39 pm

Hello Kevin,

Here is my first LibriVox reading: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/lifeofjohnruskin_01_collingwood_128kb.mp3 (17:18) 90.3dB

Thank you for being our DPL. Really appreciate.

Grahame

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Post by KevinS » December 3rd, 2019, 12:44 pm

istDG wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 12:39 pm
Hello Kevin,

Here is my first LibriVox reading: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/lifeofjohnruskin_01_collingwood_128kb.mp3 (17:18) 90.3dB

Thank you for being our DPL. Really appreciate.

Grahame
Wonderful!

I'm a bit behind in my listening, but will catch up soon!

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Post by KevinS » December 7th, 2019, 6:49 pm

IstXA wrote:
December 2nd, 2019, 12:34 pm


Chapter 00 preface is now ready for PL. It's only less than 3min.
https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/lifeofjohnruskin_00_collingwood_128kb.mp3 (02:03) 88.8dB
PL OK!

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Post by KevinS » December 7th, 2019, 6:52 pm

istDG wrote:
December 3rd, 2019, 12:39 pm
Hello Kevin,

Here is my first LibriVox reading: https://librivox.org/uploads/rapunzelina/lifeofjohnruskin_01_collingwood_128kb.mp3 (17:18) 90.3dB

Thank you for being our DPL. Really appreciate.

Grahame
I was quite puzzled by the mother's use of 'Dr' here. Even less so when I saw she wrote out 'dear' in full. But surely these occasions in her letter of 'Dr' is an abbreviation of 'dear.' I cannot fathom it otherwise.

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