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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 Rise and Expansion of the British Dominion in India

Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall - Great Britain - 1894 - 355 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 me in my situation are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt."— tioldtmith...
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson: Together with His Essay on Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 110 pages
...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...something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt." 29 31. Goldsmith. Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774), the author of the finest poem (The Deserted Village),...
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Macaulay's Life of Samuel Johnson

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1896 - 67 pages
...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. Honors to one in uiy situation are something like ruffles to one that wants a shirt." (The Vicar of Wakefield), and...
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Memoir

Austin Dobson - Authors, Irish - 1899 - 270 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." 1 This last illustration...
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Oliver Goldsmith: A Memoir

Austin Dobson - 1899 - 270 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 benef1t 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 Oliver Goldsmith: The Life and Times of Oliver Goldsmith

Oliver Goldsmith - 1900
...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...one in my situation are something like ruffles to a man that wants a shirt.1 You tell me that there are fourteen or fifteen pounds left me in the hands...
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Some XVIII Century Men of Letters: Biographical Essays, Volume 2

Whitwell Elwin - Eighteenth century - 1902
...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...Professor of Ancient Literature. There was neither salary 1 [Boswell's/0Aw, p. 258.] HIS HISTORIES 205 nor duties attached to the office, and Goldsmith,...
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Latin Prose Composition: Containing passages of graduated difficulty for ...

George Gilbert Ramsay - Latin language - 1903
...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. Goldsmith. CCCCLX....
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Sir Joshua and His Circle, Volume 2

Joseph Fitzgerald Molloy - Artists - 1906 - 639 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 who wants a shirt." While industriously...
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Selected English Letters

Claude Moore Fuess - American letters - 1914 - 115 pages
...the royal academy of painting 27 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 there...
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