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" The king has lately been pleased to make me Professor of Ancient History in a royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution than any benefit to myself.... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 19
edited by - 1855
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources

Sir James Prior - Authors, English - 1837
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed, and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution, than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation, are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt. them. My dear...
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The Life of Oliver Goldsmith, M.B.: From a Variety of Original Sources, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - Authors - 1837 - 550 pages
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation, are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt. " You tell me...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 6

Englishmen - 1837
...honorary ; and Goldsmith somewhat whimsically observed of his : " There is no salary annexed ; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt." Reynolds, who...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1838 - 527 pages
...in a Royal Academy of Fainting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and es," replied the vision, " is but short and unsatisfactory ; fur, believ myfelf. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt. You...
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The life of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

Sir James Prior - English literature - 1837
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution than any benefit to to myself. Honours to one in my situation, are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt. "...
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The Poetical Works of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - Poetry - 1839 - 156 pages
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution, than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt. You tell me...
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Poetical Works

Oliver Goldsmith (the Poet.) - 1839
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution, than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt. You tell me...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1841 - 527 pages
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed ; and - myfelf. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt. You...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 7

American literature - 1846
...History in the Royal Academy of Painting he has just established, but there is no salary annexed, and I took it rather as a compliment to 'the institution...something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt." Before we stay to inquire how far Peel in power has realized the views of Peel out of power, and the...
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The Miscellaneous Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With an Account of His Life and ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1845 - 527 pages
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, but there is no salary annexed; and I took it rather as a compliment to the institution, than any benefit to myfelf. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt. You...
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