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Simon, Jane O'Meara 1816-1901

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Works: 80 works in 89 publications in 1 language and 89 library holdings
Roles: Author
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Most widely held works by Jane O'Meara Simon
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

in English and held by 6 WorldCat member 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
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discussing, at length, his sadness and worries
London, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1865 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

2 editions published in 1862 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member 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."
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( )

2 editions published in 1878 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thanking her for her letter and saying how very much Ruskin enjoyed it; describing how busy she is managing the affairs of Brantwood and also Herne Hill
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1885 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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."
The Splügen fund : by Alfred Hunt( )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Being an announcement, undersigned by Margaret Hunt and Jane Simon, to the contributors to the fund, that the List was closed and the picture "sent quietly to Mr. Ruskin at his residence at Coniston and was shortly afterwards transferred by him to the Fine Art Gallery, 148, New Bond Street, to be placed among his Turner Collection;" adding that Mr. Ruskin has "honoured his Friends by embodying his thanks in the Preface to the new Edition of his "Notes," in terms which are even more than adequate to the occasion."
Milan, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1862 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1900 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Reflecting on the loss of Ruskin
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1882 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing her upcoming trip to Edinburgh and providing detailed suggestions on what her itinerary should include while in Scotland
"Imperial Hotel", place illegible, to Jane Simon by William Francis Cowper-Temple Mount-Temple( )

1 edition published in 1878 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Forwarding cheques and money that were sent to him
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking her for her letter and for the drawing
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1870 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by Joan Severn( )

1 edition published in 1881 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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."
Brantwood, Coniston, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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
Torquay, to John Ruskin by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1887 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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
Folkestone, to John Ruskin by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1884 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Discussing, at length and in great detail, the major railway accident at Bullhouse Bridge
Interlaken, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1866 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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."
place not specified, to Jane Simon by John Ruskin( )

1 edition published in 1864 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member 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."
London, to Joan Severn by Jane O'Meara Simon( )

1 edition published in 1893 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Thanking her for so graciously entertaining a friend; discussing mutual friends
 
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