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" 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 310
1861
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by ..., Band 2

George Lillie Craik - 1847
...work. " I labored," says he, in one of his letters,* " for a mere pittance, but it was sufiicient. It was the fruit of my own resolution ; and, 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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Successful men of modern times

Successful men - 1853
...afternoon to a sculptor, for which he was to receive a small remuneration. " I laboured/1 he says, " for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient, it was the fruit of my own exertions, and, as I then flattered myself, the precursor of more honourable rewards — for I never...
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The Triumphs of Perseverance and Enterprise: Recorded as Examples for the Young

Thomas Cooper - 1854 - 376 Seiten
..." I laboured for a mere pittance, hut it was sufficient," is the language of one of his letters. " It was the fruit of my own resolution; and, as I then...honourable rewards, — for I never thought of wealth." Under successive masters, Canova acquired a knowledge of what were then held to be the established...
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Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Its Pleasures and Rewards ..., Band 2

George Lillie Craik - 1860
...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,...
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SELF-MADE MEN.

CHAS C. B. SEYMOUR - 1858
...to the improvement of his mind in general knowledge. " I labored," he says 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." Having thus obtained some popularity, and being...
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The steady aim, examples and encouragements from modern biography

William Henry Davenport Adams - 1863
...afternoons to assist a Venetian sculptor. ' I laboured,' he says, ' for a mere pittance, but I thought it sufficient. It was the fruit of my own resolution,...honourable rewards ; for I never thought of wealth.' His mornings were devoted to study in the Academy or the galleries, his afternoons to the sculptor's...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik]. Continuation

George Lillie Craik - 1865
...little for his work. " I laboured." says he, in one of his letters (" Memoirs," by Memes, p. 188), " 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,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties

George Lillie Craik - 1865 - 548 Seiten
...little for his work. "I laboured." says he, in one of his letters (" Memoirs," by Memes, p. 188), " for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was the fruit of my own resolution ; and, as I then nattered myself, the foretaste of more honourable rewards — for I never thought of wealth." His day,...
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Some account of the life and religious exercises of Mary Neale, principally ...

Samuel Neale - 1795
...stimulus to study and exertion. " I laboured for a mere pittance," he subsequently said of this period ; " but it was sufficient. It was the fruit of my own...honourable rewards, for I never thought of wealth." While labouring with these aims in Venice, he executed at least two pieces of sculpture by commission....
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Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and Their Works: A Handbook

Clara Erskine Clement Waters - 1874 - 661 Seiten
...day for Giuseppe Ferrari, nephew of Toretto. In a private letter Canova afterwards wrote, " I labored for a mere pittance, but it was sufficient. It was...as I then flattered myself, the foretaste of more honorable rewards." This fact places his genius before us in a strong light, for it is unusual that...
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