He took private lessons in architecture from Perronet, and followed up his strong taste for drawing and painting.
So we all gave up sugar, and Perronet was allowed to remain.
We were very happy that summer: the boys were quite happy, and the only thing that vexed me was thinking of Perronet's tax-money.
On another occasion it is recorded that Wesley wanted to hear Perronet preach.
An associate of the Wesleys for many years, Perronet also wrote three volumes of sacred poems, some of unusual merit.
There is also a fine processional tune sung in the English Church to Perronet's hymn.
It was when he was coming home from school, and he brought Perronet with him.
It was finally bought by Perronet Thompson, and ceased for a time to be the official organ of Benthamism.
It was hardest for Sandy, because he was particularly fond of sweet things; but then he was particularly fond of Perronet.
Perronet was not at all nice to look at when we first saw him, though we were very sorry for him.