acknowledged his debt

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  • Owen received no formal education, but he acknowledged his debt to his Sunday school.
  • He has acknowledged his debt to Abstract Expressionism, but he has transformed it.
  • The Scot also acknowledged his debt to the Italian Renaissance and the subsequent French schools.
  • And throughout his career, Presley plainly acknowledged his debt.
  • In the preface he acknowledged his debt to George Steevens for the lives of poets.
  • Liston often acknowledged his debt to the Christian Brothers for establishing and maintaining St Peter's College.
  • He acknowledged his debt to ancient authors, such as Pliny the Elder and Theophrastus.
  • On several occasions Derrida has acknowledged his debt to Husserl and Heidegger, and stated that without them he would have not said a single word.
  • He acknowledged his debt to the Sanskrit poet Amaru and the French poet Baudelaire.
  • He has acknowledged his debt to Swami Satchidananda for helping him develop this holistic perspective on preventive health.
  • And then that matter of the accident last year, when she had saved him -- if Axel had been the right sort, he would have given her the credit for it all, and acknowledged his debt to her alone. Cited from Growth of the Soil, by Knut Hamsun
  • Applause scarcely consoled him, and it was with humiliation of mind that he acknowledged his debt to the music and the singers, and how little they owed to him. Cited from Vittoria by George Meredith, v4
  • Trueman received criticism from many people in the England camp for helping an Australian player, especially after Lillee publicly acknowledged his debt to Trueman.
  • Gaboriau influenced later detective fiction writers, notably Conan Doyle, who acknowledged his debt to Gaboriau.
  • As Giesecke had not acknowledged his debt to Sophie Seyler, he came under criticism for plagiarism.
  • Sir Walter Scott acknowledged his debt to Turner for his historical work in his Dedicatory Epistle to his novel Ivanhoe.
  • Burns himself not only acknowledged his debt in a fragment of autobiography, but erected a tomb over the grave in Canongate churchyard. Cited from Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, by R.L. Stevenson
  • Couperin acknowledged his debt to the Italian composer Corelli.
  • Even Rousseau, while disputing Locke's central claim that parents should treat their children as rational beings, acknowledged his debt to Locke.
  • He nevertheless acknowledged his debt to the New Wave because it created the conditions of production, and particularly the financial conditions, which allowed him to make a film like Hiroshima mon amour, his first feature film.
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