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Simon, Jane O'Meara 1816-1901

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Works: 78 works in 86 publications in 1 language and 86 library holdings
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place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Saying he is pleased to know of "the prodigal's return. It was pleasant to me to think how happy Boo [Jane Faulkner] would be in this fulfilled hope and recovered pleasure;" inviting her and John to dine with him the following Tuesday
London, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Saying he would be very happy to see her on Tuesday; adding that "I've at last got Ned [Edward Burne-Jones] to undertake a drawing me poor ugly me."
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Discussing the loan of a Titian and a Gainsborough sketch to a show; saying that John is "quite hoarse and can hardly speak today with a rough sore throat;" adding how much she and "coz" enjoyed her letter
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Noting at the top of the letter that "this is for John--but you must open it or you'll be making custards;" asking him to "Read enclosed."
"Imperial Hotel", place illegible, to Jane Simon by William Francis Cowper-Temple Mount-Temple( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Forwarding cheques and money that were sent to him
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Describing what he is working on; setting out a chart of proposed volume and chapter headings as they relate to his travel writing
Lauterbrunnen, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Telling her that he found Gretchen and that she remembered them fondly and sent her regards; describing his hiking; complaining that "the Alpine club has spoiled everything--everybody is going to the top of everywhere and there's nothing but rubbish of nasty horses and helpless guides left for poor innocents who want to keep their necks unbroken; describing the alpine flowers he has seen
Interlaken, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying he has nothing pleasant to tell her; saying he is working at botany and drawing and "I admire things more than ever but have less delight in admiration;" saying he hopes to do some rowing and climbing; asking in a postscript if she would tell her husband that "as I get a broader view of botany, I have a most uncomfortable sensation of every thing changing into every thing else. I've been studying a lovely thing, Dryas Octopetala, which is a rose taught to live like a saxifrage. (I'm afraid that's only possible in botany, by the way) and getting the curious thick ground leaf of the saxifrage--and a little gleam of anemone-look in its flower."
Torquay, to John Ruskin by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing the fog and dreary weather on the journey from London to Torquay; hoping that the change in climate will be good for her husband; reflecting on their honeymoon trip to Torquay nearly 40 years prior and their marriage over the intervening years
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Informing her that Ruskin is ill again "with a breakdown of brain--it is in every way similar to the last attack but as yet without such violence and malice; saying that their past experience helps them to know what is best to do; adding that they are anxious that this not be made public; saying "I am miserable at ever having left him even for so short a time for I guard him daily with the most jealous care--Heaven only knows whether this could have been prevented - I fear not under any circumstances."
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Thanking her for her letter and for the drawing
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing his autobiography and saying it will be beautiful "if it is dated thus out of my head and heart! with no corrections;" trying to clarify his memory of the date of a certain painting; referring to his efforts as "word painting."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Arranging a date for a visit and asking that she bring Kate; adding that "I'm deep in heads of clover--and can't think about anything else--except that nice Kate--so get her to come."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Discussing her upcoming trip to Edinburgh and providing detailed suggestions on what her itinerary should include while in Scotland
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Asking her for "anything that comes into your head or heart about my Father or Mother--of whom I knew scarcely anything but the foibles; and never valued the affection. My own cruelty to them is now altogether frightful to me in looking back;" he adds that in his writing about his parents he will include "what the public may be modestly told to their own benefit--no more;" laying out which chapters will concern his Mother; adding he would like to include her letter in its entirety, "with the certainty of my never using anything as you do not wish."
Milan, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Telling her that with quiet and work he is getting better; saying that the Alps are beautiful and that he has given up on "the Irish plan;" asking her to thank John for his kindness with regard to his book and binding
primarily Brantwood, Coniston, and London, to Dr. and Mrs. Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Collection consists of 51 letters from John Ruskin to the sanitary reformer and pathologist Dr. Simon and his wife Jane O'Meara Simon; 19 letters from Joan Severn to Dr. and Mrs. Simon; 10 letters from Mrs. Simon to Severn; 4 letters from Dr. Parsons to Dr. Simon; and 1 letter each from Violet Carttet to Mrs. Simon; Mrs. Simon to Severn; and George Richmond to Mrs. Simon
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying he has lost a letter she sent him; adding "my little nursery is in great confusion, and I may find the first one under heaps of love-letters and crystallography which--illustrated variously by Christmas cards and diagrams--are falling about the floor in avalanches, if ever I try to move anything;" telling her that he does not like to come out in the evening and "I find nothing so harmful to me as talking at dinner--simply because I either swallow things whole, or don't eat; adding that "you all, who care for me, must be content to see me doing what I can in my own old furrows."
Paris, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying that he forgot "poor Colman" and asking if ten pounds will suffice; saying he will send her a check; adding that he dined with old French friends last night
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( Archival Material )
1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Saying she was sorry not to have seen her when she called in at Denmark Hill; wishing her a good stay in Venice; relating family news
 
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