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Sesame and Lilies

by John Ruskin

In a world where men are consumed by wealth and women are confined to domesticity, Victorian social critic John Ruskin boldly challenges the status quo in his groundbreaking work, Sesame and Lilies. In this captivating collection of lectures, Ruskin delivers a searing critique of the materialism and moral decay that he sees pervading Victorian society. He argues that men have lost sight of their true purpose, pursuing wealth and power at the expense of their own humanity. He calls upon them to rediscover the values of kingship – honesty, truth, and justice.

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English

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English

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1865

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John Ruskin

United Kingdom

John Ruskin was an English writer, philosopher and art critic of the Victorian era. He wrote on subjects as varied as geology, architecture, myth, ornithology, literature, education, botany and politi...

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