I'm sure I don't know exactly what you CAN do to earn
money, but if your uncle and I are able to support you we will do it willingly, and send you to school.
Van Weyden, for the present at any rate, earns
his salty grub by assisting me.
A sentiment of keen pleasure accompanied this first effort to earn
my own living--a sentiment neither poisoned nor weakened by the presence of the taskmaster, who stood and watched me for some time as I wrote.
The sixty-five dollars I could earn
regularly every month was a terrible temptation.
It is a pot of money; but is it a sin for a labouring man that moistens every crust of bread he earns, with his tears--or if not with them, with the colds he catches in his head--is it a sin for that man to earn it?
So I made up my mind to get my trouble off my mind, and to earn by the sweat of my brow what was held out to me.
Just think,' said he, 'when I asked him how he was going to earn
his bread, he actually wanted to learn to shudder.
You're more likely to earn your living as a bonne a tout faire than as a painter.
In France the painter earns little unless he paints portraits and is patronised by rich Americans; and men of reputation are glad to increase their incomes by spending two or three hours once a week at one of the numerous studios where art is taught.
I suppose I'll just have to drop out next year," she thought drearily, "and teach a district school again until I earn
enough to finish my course.
We've got the ranch and each other," he told his wife, "and I'd sooner ride with you to Hood Mountain any day than earn
I confess, whether beautiful or plain,--not too plain,--women who earn
their own living have a peculiar attraction for me.