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" ... with favours more substantial : little collections were now and then made, and I have received sixpence in an evening. To one who had long lived in the absolute want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees... "
Satires - Page xiii
by Juvenal - 1802
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 1

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher, William Emerson - Literary Criticism - 1804
...money, fuch a refource feemed like a Peruvian mine. I furniflied myfelf by degrees with paper, &c. and, what was of more importance, with books of geometry, and of the higher branches of algebra, which I cautioufly concealed. Poetry even at this time was no amufement of mine. It was fubfervient to other...
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The Satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis

Juvenal - Satire, Latin - 1806 - 473 pages
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine: I furnished myself by degrees with paper, Sec. and what was of more importance, with books of geometry,...when I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits. presumptuous attempts at versification. I was required to give up my papers, and when I refused, my...
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Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century ..., Volume 6

Authors, English - 1831
...of money, such a resource seemed like a Peruvian mine. I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c. and, what was of more importance, with books of geometry,...when I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits. " Out the clouds were gathering fast. My master's anger was raised to a terrible pitch by my indifference...
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The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, and of Aulus Persius Flaccus, Volume 1

Juvenal, Persius - Latin poetry - 1817
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c. and what was of more importance, with books of geometry,...other purposes ; and I only had recourse to it, when 1 wanted money for my mathematical pursuits. But the clouds were gathering fast. My master's anger...
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Autobiography, a Collection of the Most Instructive and Amusing ..., Volume 11

Literary Criticism - 1827
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine: I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c., and what was of more importance, with books of geometry,...when I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits. and all future repetitions prohibited in the strictest manner. I look back on that part of my life...
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The table book: or, Daily recreation and information concerning remarkable ...

William Hone - History - 1827 - 870 pages
...such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c.f and what wai of more importance, with books of geometry, and of...when I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits. But (he clouds were gathering fast. My master's anger was raised to a terrible pilch, by my indifference...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 97

Edward Cave, John Nichols - Literature - 1827
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peluvian mine: I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c. and, what was of more importance, with books of geometry...which I cautiously concealed. Poetry, even at this lime, was no amusement of mine: it was subservient to other purposes; and J only had recourse to it,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c., and, what was of more importance, with books of geometry...I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits." But even this resource was soon taken from him. His master, having heard of his verse-making, was so incensed...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 8

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830 - 419 pages
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c., and, what was of more importance, with books of geometry...I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits." But even this resource was soon taken from him. His master, having heard of his verse-making, was so incensed...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 3; Volume 14

Methodist Church - 1832
...want of money, such a resource seemed a Peruvian mine : I furnished myself by degrees with paper, &c, and, what was of more importance, with books of geometry...I wanted money for my mathematical pursuits." But even this resource was soon taken from him. His master, having heard of his verse making, was so incensed...
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