Even on the days when he triumphed in his workshops, disaster awaited him at home.
I've lost every penny I had—but you've still got your place over there and the workshops.
The workshops are reckoned among the best the Republic contains.
But there is no limit to these officers in charge of workshops.
No child will be admitted into the workshops under ten years of age.
Everything is based on this, and, as a consequence, the workshops are filled.
In fact, to be dismissed from any of their departments or workshops was financial death.
"Then why not have a look round his workshops," I suggested.
But in the end they were the ones to bring fame to the Brussels workshops.
Here we have under our hands the most valuable of the workshops filched from us.