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.
Crimsworth has set me; I can earn
my wages conscientiously, and those wages are sufficient to enable me to live.
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
'Just think,' said he, 'when I asked him how he was going to earn
his bread, he actually wanted to learn to shudder.' 'If that be all,' replied the sexton, 'he can learn that with me.
You're more likely to earn
your living as a bonne a tout faire than as a painter.
Not alone had those eight months earned
him enough money to stay on land for many weeks, but they had enabled him to do a great deal of studying and reading.
He has reduced himself to poverty, and intends to go to sea again to earn
Having been challenged by the blacksmith, in a spirit of banter, to attempt the breaking of a certain incorrigible colt, he succeeded so signally as to earn
quite a reputation as a horse-breaker.
I confess, whether beautiful or plain,--not too plain,--women who earn
their own living have a peculiar attraction for me.
It is my own crust of bread that I eat; and though that crust is but a poor one, and sometimes actually a maggoty one, it has at least been EARNED
, and therefore, is being put to a right and lawful use.