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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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Fraser's Magazine for Town and Country, Volume 33

Great Britain - 1846
...History in the Koyal Academy of Painting 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 arc something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt." Before we stay...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 17

Child rearing - 1846
...him a place, says Percy, at the yearly dinner. Of this honour Goldsmith thus writes to his' brother: "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 who wants a shirt." Lastly, the...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 33

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 than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt." Before we stay...
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Fraser's Magazine, Volume 33

James Anthony Froude, John Tulloch - Authors - 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 than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt." Before we stay...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847
...professor of ancient history : both appointments were merely honorary. Goldsmith observed concerning his, " 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 who wants a shirt." Thus favourably...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 1

John Forster - Authors, English - 1848 - 704 pages
...in a Royal Academy of Painting, which he has just established, bat 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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Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith

Joachim Fernau - 1848
...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 Hke ruffes to one that wants a shirt. . You tell me that...
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The Life and Adventures of Oliver Goldsmith: A Biography in Four Books, Volume 1

John Forster - Authors, English - 1848 - 704 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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Lectures on Painting

James Barry, John Opie, Henry Fuseli - Painting - 1848 - 567 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."* The exhibition...
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Works, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1851
...in the 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...something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt. " You tell me that there are fourteen or fifteen pounds left me in the hands of my cousin Lawder, and...
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