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Painters, Sculptors, Architects, Engravers, and Their Work: A Handbook - Page 109
by Clara Erskine Clement Waters - 1881 - 681 pages
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The Ladies' pocket magazine

...in wealth and ride in a golden chariot, were I to listen to tlie voice of parsimony. JMy business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing godlike sentiments." His father was a respectable hosier, who intended his son for the same trade ; but between the rival...
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The lives of the most eminent British painters, sculptors, and ..., Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - Artists, British - 1830
...in wealth and ride in a golden chariot, were I to listen to the voice of parsimony. My business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing god-like sentiments." The day was given to the graver, by which he earned enough to maintain himself respectably ; and he...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1833
...in wealth and ride in a golden chariot, were I to listen to the voice of parsimony. My business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing godlike sentiments," The day was given to the graver, by which he earned enough to maintain himself respectably ; and he...
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The Georgian Era: Political and rural economists. Painters, sculptors ...

---- Clarke - Great Britain - 1834 - 588 pages
...in wealth, and ride in a golden chariot, were I to listen to the voice of parsimony. My business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing godlike sentiments." A few anecdotes of Blake and his supernatural acquaintances are too singular to be omitted in our memoir....
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Good Wives ...

Lydia Maria Child - Women - 1833 - 316 pages
...in wealth and ride in a golden chariot, were I to listen to the voice of parsimony. My business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing godlike sentiments." His father was a respectable hosier, who intended his son for the same trade ; but between the rival...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...he, ' I should lose all power of thought; desire of gain deadens the genius of man. My business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing god-like sentiments.' His days were devoted to engraving, which afforded him a respectable livelihood ; and his evenings...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 18

Families - 1846
...in wealth and ride in a golden chariot, were I to listen to the voice of parsimony. My business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing godlike sentiments." The day was given to the graver, by which he earned enough to maintain himself respectably; and he...
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A General View of the Fine Arts, Critical and Historical

Ludlow, Miss - Art - 1851 - 477 pages
...song, he was always at work. " Were I to love money," he said, " I might roll in wealth; my business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes expressing godlike sentiments." His Song, picture, and music. Imaginary visitants. wife, whom he married at twenty-six, believed...
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A general view of the fine arts: critical and historical, with an introduction

Daniel Huntington - 1838
...he was always at work. " Were I to love money," he said, " I might roll in wealth ; my business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes expressing godlike sentiments." His Song, picture, and music* Imaginary visitants. wife, whom he married at twenty-six, believed...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - Painters - 1859
...in wealth and ride in a golden ^iariot, were I to listen to the voice of parsimony, my business is not to gather gold, but to make glorious shapes, expressing godlike sentiments." The day was given to the graver, by which he earned enough to maintain himself respectably; and he...
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