Traffic by John Ruskin
'You shall have thousands of gold pieces; - thousands of thousands - millions - mountains of gold: where will you keep them?'
Two of Ruskin's most powerful essays: 'Traffic' and 'The Roots of Honour'
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John Ruskin (1819-1900). Ruskin's Unto This Last and Other Writings is available in Penguin Classics.