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" I was sent for by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money I got for such drawings ; out of which I had the pleasure of occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father. "
First Steps to Astronomy and Geography - Page 46
by First steps - 1828 - 386 pages
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Lectures on Select Subjects in Mechanics, Hydrostatics, Hydraulics ..., Volume 1

James Ferguson - Eclipses - 1823 - 406 pages
...rest I did according to my own fancy. On this, I was sent for' by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money...pleasure of occasionally supplying the wants of my pooi* father. Yet all this while I could not leave off star-gazing in the nights, and taking the places...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes ...

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830 - 452 pages
...soon became quite an adept. " On this," says he, " I was sent for by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money...occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father." He still continued, however, his astronomical studies, making observations on the stars, as usual,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Self-culture - 1830 - 440 pages
...soon became quite an adept. " On this," says he, " I was sent for by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money...occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father." He still continued, however, his astronomical studies, making observations on the stars, as usual,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830 - 484 pages
...sent for by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money J got for such drawings ; out of which I had the pleasure...occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father." He still continued, however, his astronomical studies, making observations on the stars, as usual,...
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The pursuit of knowledge under difficulties [by G.L. Craik].

George Lillie Craik - Philosophy - 1830 - 474 pages
...soon became quite an adept. " On this," says he, " I was sent for by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money I got for such drawings; out of wlu-ch I had the pleasure of occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father." He still continued,...
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The Pursuit of Knowledge Under Difficulties: Illustrated by Anecdotes, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Intellectuals - 1830 - 452 pages
...soon became quite an adept. " On this," says he, " I was sent for by other ladies in the country, and. began to think myself growing very rich by the money I got by such drawings ; out of which I had the pleasure of occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father."...
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The Monthly Repository, and Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Volume 2

1832 - 880 pages
...became quite an adept. " On this," says he, " I was sent for by other ladies in the country, and began to think myself growing very rich by the money...occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father." He still continued, however, his astronomical studies, making observations on the stars, as usual,...
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The Georgian Era: Voyagers and travellers. Philosophers and men of science ...

Art - 1834 - 602 pages
...In this he succeeded so well, that other ladies in the neighbourhood gave him similar employment ; and he says, " I began to think myself growing very rich, by the money I got for such drawings; nut of which I had the pleasure of occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father." From drawing...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volumes 4-5

1834 - 540 pages
...introduction, I was afterwards enabled to go to Edinburgh, and pursue my favourite studies, and also had the pleasure of occasionally supplying the wants of my poor father. James Ferguson, whose own account of his early life is here given, became a Member of the Royal Society...
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The Cottager's monthly visitor, Volume 15

1835 - 444 pages
...contrived in such a manner, that " whenever," he says, " the sun shone on the globe, one might see to what place he was setting, and all the places where...such drawings; out of which I had the pleasure of sometimes supplying the wants of my poor father. Yet all this while I could not leave off star-gazing...
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