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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 Works of Washington Irving, 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...myself. Honors to one in my situation are something lika ruffles to one that wants a shirt. ' " You tell me that there are fourteen or fifteen pounds left...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds: ... to which is ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Henry William Beechey, Thomas Gray, Charles-Alphonse Dufresnoy, William Mason - Aesthetics, Modern - 1852
...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 Jike ruffles to a man that wants a shirt." t In compliment...
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A History of the earth and animated nature v.2, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1852
...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 bene fib to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt....
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The Works of Washington Irving, Volume 11

Washington Irving - 1853
...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...myself. Honors to one in my situation are something like faffies to one that wants a shirt. " You tell me that there are fourteen or fifteen pounds left me...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1854
...him, in December 1769, the distinction of being nominated Professor of History in the newly created Royal Academy of Painting, at the same time that Johnson...took it rather as a compliment to the institution tion than any benefit to myself. Honours to one In my situation are something like ruffles to one that...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1854
...him, in December 1769, the distinction of being nominated Professor of History in the newly created Royal Academy of Painting, at the same time that Johnson...took it rather as a compliment to the institution tion than any benefit to myself. Honours to one in my situation are something: like ruffles to one...
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The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith, Volume 2

John Forster - 1854
..." 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.t You " tell...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: With a Life and Notes, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - Irish Literature (in English) - 1854
...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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A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature

Oliver Goldsmith - Natural history - 1854 - 998 pages
...the Boyal 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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The works of Oliver Goldsmith, ed. by P. Cunningham, Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854
...in H 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 me in my situation are something like ruffles to one that wanta a shirt."—Gvldimith to...
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