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exposure of accounts required in St. George's Company. 6. Why the British soul is impatient of confession and inquisition. 7, 8. The desire for secrecy implies guilt or danger. Our ability to say the Lord's Prayer the sign of a good day. 9. Photographs of capitals of the Ducal Palace sent to the Sheffield Museum : the Virtues and the Sages. 10. Treatment of foliage and hair in sculpture.
NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE.-11. Affairs of the Company. Suggestions to women for securing good linen and other stuffs. 12. Affairs of the Master. Further notes on his disposal of his fortune. 13. Newspaper paragraph on the Wesleyan Mayor of St. Helens and the Roman Catholic Bishop of Liverpool. 14. The author's comments thereon. 15. Instance at Venice of "turning the grace of God into fury”: advertisement of “Great Sabbath of the Witches” on the front of St. Mark's. 16. Newspaper paragraph on the walls of Berwick, and the proposal to sell a part of them to the Corporation ; North British Railway station built on the site of Berwick Castle.
LETTER 78 (June) THE SWORD or MICHAEL
(Venice, May 9, 1877.) 1. The eighteenth capital of the Ducal Palace. The Angel of the Moon : heraldic and pictorial symbolism distinguished. 2. The Angel of Jupiter. 3, 4. The Archangel Michael. Uriel, the modern Archangel, and Photography. Why is there no Ducal Palace at Sheffield ? 5-7. Lesson Photograph (The “Etruscan Leucothea ") discussed. Sculpturesque treatment of hair. Comparison with Athena. Sculpturesque treatment of drapery. 8. Photographs of St. Mark's sent to the Sheffield Museum. Treatment of the west front by the modern Venetians. Modern Advertisements upon it, to be compared with the ancient Inscriptions on the mosaics inside. 9. St. George's Company not a new thing, but the re-declaration of laws as old as Sinai. 10. The Modern Decalogue. 11. “Let him that stole steal no
more." 12, 13. Beers, still and sparkling; different codes of morality respecting them, enunciated by Mr. Greg. Author's challenges to Mr. Greg, Mr. Fawcett, and the Bishop of Manchester in regard to wages, interest, and rent. 14. Author's land experiment at Sheffield. Why he assumes the Mastership of St. George's Guild. Harmony of his literary work as leading up to Fors Clavigera. 15. His message on political matters sufficiently spoken. Plans for future rest. 16. Translation of passage from the Laws of Plato.
NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE.–17. Affairs of the Company : hitch in the purchase of land in Sheffield. 18. Affairs of the Master : statement by Miss Octavia Hill about his houses in London, 19. Speech by Professor Goldwin Smith on the "marvellous growth of wealth.” 20. Illustrated by a newspaper article on margarine, as superseding butter. 21. Increase of money not increase of prosperity. 22. “A plea for Boys' quoted with approval from the New York Christian Union. 23. Letter from John Guy on the use of machinery.
LETTER 79 (July)
LIFE GUARDS OF New Life .
(Herne Hill, June 18.) 1. Work without wages inconceivable
Criticism of the Grosvenor Gallery. 11. An appreciation of Burne-
NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE. –14. Affairs of the Company : appoint-
enemies at Birmingham. 2. Relations of masters and men : the
Clavigeræ.” 6. The figures in Burne-Jones'
LETTER 81 (September)
NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE.–13. Author's letter to the Standard on
Importas 1 edoc
LETTER 82 (October) HEAVENLY CHOIRS.
(Brantwood, September 13.) 1. Capital punishment in the eighteenth century A.D. compared with that in the fifth century B.C. 2. Extract from Müller's Dorians; the pre-Christian view. 3. Extracts from an article by Mr. Gale; the English eighteenthcentury view. 4. Annual executions of innocent persons in English trade. 5. General conclusions respecting national progress require careful weighing. Progress in Manchester; and its robbery of Thirlmere. (The Judasian heresy and the heresy of the tables in Political Economy. The functions of Minos, Rhadamanthus, and Æacus.) The hills and vales, the true temples of God. 6. Plato on crimes against the Gods. 7. Pains taken by the author in writing Fors Clavigera ; henceforward he proposes to give more space to extracts from classical authors. Translation of passages from Plato's Laws on knowledge of the existence of the Gods and how it is to be gained. 8. Plato's general plan of education: gentlemen and slaves. 9. Education as a discriminator of men: to be rough for the rough and smooth for the smooth.
Importance of children's play. Deadliness of novelty in youth-
Notes AND CORRESPONDENCE.—26. Affairs of the Company prospering.
Advice on bodily exercise. 31. Report of the Howard Association on
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strength of the world in its workers ; its fiction and feebleness
the ruin of the Doric cities. His definition of music, as the movement of sound so as to reach the soul for the education of it in virtue. 5. T Greek “ Amusia " and modern "Amusement." The measure of Hesiod : the half more than the whole. 6. Ruin of England by the “amusia” of her Cavaliers and Puritans. Unconscious action of Scott's imagination as pleaded by Scott himself in the Fortunes of Nigel. 7. The heavenly involuntariness of the great masters. 8. Its connexion with sense of moral law. 9. “Poetical Justice." Shakespeare and Tragic Destiny. 10. Assertion of moral law in the Heart of Midlothian, the greatest of Scott's novels. Its analysis of Protestantism. 11. Its tragedy the result of "museless” hardness of nature. 12. Muselessness of the Cameronian leaders. Puritan errors respecting dancing; their negligence of the laws of nature; consequent corruption of dance
13. The sirenic blasphemy of modern oratorio and opera. Plato's "euphemy" and "blasphemy." 14. Letter from A. S. Murray on Greek myths of music. 15. The author's interpretation of them.
NOTES AND CORRESPONDENCE.-16. Affairs of the Company. Difficulties on the Abbey Dale property. 17. Affairs of the Master. His woodchopping 18. Article from the Builder on land monopoly. 19, 20. Extracts and Correspondence on Temporalities and Church Leases (1838). 21. Archbishop. Tait and Irish Disestablishment: newspaper extract. 22. Letter on the conditions of labour in the case of a shop-girl under a churchwarden. 23. False and true education exemplified in the bondage of a government teacher, and the happiness of an old shepherd and his wife. 24. Manchester and the Thirlmere water scheme. "Hydrophobia. 25. The real causes of the Indian famine. 26. The instincts of maternity extinguished by Mammon.
Some statistics of home produce in 1857. 27. Talbot Village, Bournemouth. 28. Mourning by machinery : a tolling machine.
LETTER 84 (December) THE LAST WORDS OF THE VIRGIN .
(Brantwood, October 29.) 1. “They have no wine :" an appeal for the help of the poor. “Whatsoever He saith unto you, do it :" a command to serve the Lord. 2. An autumn evening above the Lago di Garda. 3, 4. The peasant race of Northern Italy. The Church on earth is now in such peasant races.
5. “To give them their meat in due season. 6. The return of the Lord "from the wedding.” 7. "My Lord delayeth his coming." 8-11. The punishment of hypocrisy and division of heart : passages from Livy and Dante. 12. "Choose ye this day whom you will serve." 13. Future plans for Fors Clavigera : henceforth to be constructive only, the author putting aside expostulation and blame. 14. Summary of the evil of the day. Pillage of the labourer by the idler
- the landlord, soldier, lawyer, priest, merchant, and usurer. To be cured only by an ordered Hierarchy. 15. The words of the King to the Seven Churches; 16, addressed to their Angels, or Guardian Spirits. 17-26. Analysis of Revelation, chapters ii, and iii.