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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
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The Works of Washington Irving in Twelve Volumes, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1881
...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 pound* left me in the hands of my cousin Lawder, and...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Washington Irving - 1882
...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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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - English letters - 1883 - 591 pages
...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 rufflea to one that wants a shirt. You tell me that there are fourteen or fifteen pounds left me in...
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The Works of Oliver Goldsmith: A New Ed. Containing Pieces ..., Volume 1

Oliver Goldsmith - 1885
...in a Royal Academy of Painting,1 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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Life of Goldsmith. Vicar of Wakefield. Essays ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1884
...in a Eoyal Academy of Painting,1 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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Exercises in Latin prose composition, with intr., notes

George Gilbert Ramsay - 1885
...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. EXERCISE CCCCII....
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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Washington Irving - 1886 - 258 pages
...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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Great English Painters

Allan Cunningham - Artists - 1886 - 311 pages
...says Percy, at the yearly dinner. Of this honour Goldsmith thus writes to- his brother : — " I tdbk 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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Boswell's Life of Johnson: Life (v.l, 1709-1765; v.2 1765-1776; v.3, 1776 ...

James Boswell - Authors, English - 1887
...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.' Prior's Goldsmith,...
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Life of Oliver Goldsmith

Austin Dobson, John Parker Anderson - Authors, English - 1888 - 214 pages
...before the production of "The Good Natur'd Man." 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." This last illustration...
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