I laboured," says he, in one of his letters*, " for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was the fruit of my own resolution ; and, as I then flattered myself, the foretaste of more honourable rewards, — for I never thought of wealth. The Ladies' Companion - Seite 3101861Vollansicht - Über dieses Buch
| John Smythe Memes - 1825 - 578 Seiten
...be effected. " I laboured," says the artist himself, afterwards writing of this period in a private **letter, " I laboured for a mere pittance, — but...honourable rewards, — for I never thought of wealth."** One of his intimate friends, likewise, in a work published during the lifetime of the sculptor, says,... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1831
...the city, although he got very little for his work. " I laboured," says he, in one of his letters*, " **for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...honourable rewards, — for I never thought of wealth.''** His day, therefore, was thus divided ; the morning was given to study in the academy or the galleries,... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1831 - 427 Seiten
...the city, although he got very little for his work. ' I laboured,' says he, in one of his letters,* ' **for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...honourable rewards, — °- for I never thought of wealth.'** His day, therefore, was thus divided ; the morning was given to study in the academy or the galleries,... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1831
...the city, although he got very little for his work. " I laboured," says he, in one of his letters*, **"for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...more honourable rewards, — for I never thought of** wealth.1' His day, therefore, was thus divided ; the morning was given to study in the academy or the... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1831 - 427 Seiten
...the city, although he got very little for his work. " I laboured," says he, in one of his letters*, **"for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...more honourable rewards, — for I never thought of** wealth.1' His day, therefore, was thus divided ; the morning was given to study in the academy or the... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1840 - 562 Seiten
...the city, although he got very little for his work. " I laboured," says he, in one of his letters, " **for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...honourable rewards ; for I never thought of wealth."** His day, therefore, was thus divided ; the morning was given to study in the academy or the galleries,... | |
| 1841
...during the latter half of each day for Ferrari. " I laboured," says Canova, in a letter to a friend, " **for a mere pittance, — but it was sufficient. It...honourable rewards, for I never thought of wealth."** It is evident, therefore, that, young and inexperienced as Canova then was, his own exertions did in... | |
| 1841
...during the latter half of each day for Ferrari. " I laboured," says Canova, in a letter to a friend, " **for a mere pittance, — but it was sufficient. It...foretaste of more honourable rewards, for I never** though! of wealth." It is evident, therefore, that, young and inexperienced as Canova then was, his... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1845
...the city, although he got very little for his work. " I laboured," says he, in one of his letters,* " **for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...as I then flattered myself, the foretaste of more** honour* Memoirs by Memes, p. 183. able rewards, — for I never thought of wealth." His day r therefore,... | |
| George Lillie Craik - 1847
...the city, although he got very little for his work. " I labored," says he, in one of his letters,* **"for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...as I then flattered myself, the foretaste of more** honorable rewards, — for I never thought of wealth." His day, therefore, was thus divided ; the morning... | |
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