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SERVICE AND THRIFT
THE KING OF THE GOLDEN RIVER; OR, THE BLACK BROTHERS by
JOHN RUSKIN

NOTES AND QUESTIONS
Biography. John Ruskin (1819-1900) was one of the great English writers of his time. He wrote "The King of the Golden River" for "a very young lady," while he was at Oxford University. He has written wonderful descriptions of the beauty in Nature, and is famous for his writings about pictures. He spent the last years of his life working for better living conditions among the poor, that they might have some beauty in their lives. There is no more charming story in all literature than "The King of the Golden River."
Discussion. 1. From what did the Golden River gets its name? 2. To what was the fertility of the valley due? 3. By what name were Hans and Schwartz known? Why were they given this name? 4. How did Gluck differ from his brothers? 5. What things happened during the little old man's first visit that tell you he was an extraordinary person? 6. In what manner did Southwest Wind make his last visit? 7. What change came over the valley when the West Winds ceased to visit it? 8. What chances to show kindness did Hans have as he climbed the mountain? 9. Read lines that show how the sky changed each time he refused to help the suffering. 10. What opportunities to help others did Schwartz have as he ascended the mountain! 11. What happened each time that he refused to help? 12. How did the face of the mountain change after Gluck gave the water to the old man? After he gave water to the child? 13: What happened after he gave the water to the dog? Why was it hard for Gluck to give away all his water? What chance did he think he was giving up when he gave away the last drop of water? 14. What words show that he was willing to lose his chance in order to save the dog? 15. Find lines that show that Gluck's boyhood had been spent in service to others. Find lines that show how he helped others when he became a man. 16. Commit to memory the following lines:

" A poor man served by thee shall make thee rich;
A sick man helped by thee shall make thee strong."

What is the meaning of these lines? 17. How did the dwarf account for the failure of Hans and Schwartz and for Gluck's success? 18. What lines on page 170 contain the main thought of the whole story? 19. Why was this story placed in this group of selections? 20. Tell the story briefly in your own words, using for your outline the ten topic headings given in the book. 21. Find in the Glossary the meaning of (i) " secluded; dear; tithes; (ii) refactory; doublet; sWallowtail; hob; accommodated; dryly; knuckle; (iii) bolster; stead; butted; Esquire; (iv) effectually; plate; precipice; crucible; (v) proprietor; malice; (vi) massy; angular; (vii) traverse; lurid; recruited; (x) innumerable; emerges. 22. Pronounce: (r) cicada; (ii) inundation; maledictions; venture; conical; concerto; savory; humility; meditatively; (iii) administering; deprecatinaly; incommode; ironically; admonition; (iv) momentous; averred; malicious; effervescent; (v) deigning; (vi) combatants; constable; gnashed; (vii) glacier; (viii) zenith; (ix) gentians.

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