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➳ [Read] ➮ The Wilkie Gallery By David Wilkie ➾ – Kdglass.co.uk Excerpt from The Wilkie Gallery A Selection of the Best Pictures of the Late Sir David Wilkie R An Including His Spanish and Oriental Sketches With Notices Biographical and CriticalDavid wilkie the grRead The Wilkie Gallery By David Wilkie Kdglasscouk Excerpt from The Wilkie Gallery A Selection of the Best Pictures of the Late Sir David Wilkie R An Including His Spanish and Oriental Sketches With Notices Biographical and CriticalDavid wilkie the gr Excerpt from The Wilkie Gallery A Selection of the Best Pictures of the Late Sir David Wilkie R An Including His Spanish and Oriental Sketches With Notices Biographical and CriticalDavid wilkie the great painter was the third son of the Rev David Wilkie minister Of Cults in Fifeshire by his third wife Isabella Lister daughter of Mr James Lister of Pitlessie mill in The Wilkie PDFEPUB or the same parish and elder of the church thereFrom both parents he appears to have inherited that seriousness sagacity and habitual spirit of self control which besides being among the most honourable of the national characteristics were peculiarly called forth by the circumstances of the Scottish clergy The father of Wilkie was bred in the school of privation the descendant of a family long

Possessed of a humble independence; but reduced to become tenants Of their patrimonial estate of Ratho Byres a spot ever dear to the feelings of the painter it was not without difliculty that they could bear even the comparatively trifling expense of an university education in Scotland necessary for the sacred profession to which they destined him The slender allowance afforded from their narrow means was increased by the trifling emoluments of a bursary to which he was honourably promoted and by giving lessons to others in the studies which he himself long and zealously pursued Years thus wore away in hopeless penury and the rigorous celibacy which it enforced ere any prospect appeared of his attaining even the humble distinction and modest independence of a parish clergyman And thus perhaps he might have continued to the autumn of life but for the assistance of a kinsman the Rev William Wilkie a man of some poetical celebrity in his day and Professor of Divinity at St Andrews through whose kindly influence some rays of prosperity began to cheer the long neglected and despondent s

wilkie download gallery kindle The Wilkie pdf The Wilkie Gallery MOBIPossessed of a humble independence; but reduced to become tenants Of their patrimonial estate of Ratho Byres a spot ever dear to the feelings of the painter it was not without difliculty that they could bear even the comparatively trifling expense of an university education in Scotland necessary for the sacred profession to which they destined him The slender allowance afforded from their narrow means was increased by the trifling emoluments of a bursary to which he was honourably promoted and by giving lessons to others in the studies which he himself long and zealously pursued Years thus wore away in hopeless penury and the rigorous celibacy which it enforced ere any prospect appeared of his attaining even the humble distinction and modest independence of a parish clergyman And thus perhaps he might have continued to the autumn of life but for the assistance of a kinsman the Rev William Wilkie a man of some poetical celebrity in his day and Professor of Divinity at St Andrews through whose kindly influence some rays of prosperity began to cheer the long neglected and despondent s

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