drawing-master love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A teacher of drawing.


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  • A well-known miniature-painter, Craig became drawing-master to Princess Charlotte of Wales, miniature-painter to the Duke and Duchess of York, and painter in watercolours to the Queen.

    Index of People 2009

  • “You know, her father was our drawing-master, Mamma, at Chiswick, and used to do all the best parts of our drawings.”

    Vanity Fair 2006

  • He had had to keep it to himself, of course, so that not even the drawing-master knew of it; but it was there, fastidious and clear within him.

    To Let 2004

  • With every worldly advantage gone from her, with all prospect of recovering her rank and station more than doubtful, with no clearer future before her than the future which her husband can provide, the poor drawing-master may harmlessly open his heart at last.

    The Woman in White 2003

  • Your drawing-master was the man, and his name is Hartright.

    The Woman in White 2003

  • An old drawing-master who had taught my grandmother had been presented by some obscure mistress with a daughter.

    Within a Budding Grove 2003

  • She was plain, and so absurdly like the old drawing-master as to remove every shadow of doubt; her hair being the only nice thing about her, one of the ladies said to her father, who had come with her:

    Within a Budding Grove 2003

  • Alive, with the poor drawing-master to fight her battle, and to win the way back for her to her place in the world of living beings.

    The Woman in White 2003

  • The mother died shortly after the birth of her child, and the drawing-master was so broken-hearted that he did not long survive her.

    Within a Budding Grove 2003

  • Cumberland, wanted to engage the services of a thoroughly competent drawing-master, for a period of four months certain.

    The Woman in White 2003


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