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" This is an observation of a very narrow mind: a mind that is confined to the mere object of commerce — that sees with a microscopic eye but a part of the great machine of the economy of life, and thinks that small part which... "
The Metropolitan - Page 16
1842
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The Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds : Comprising Original Anecdotes of ..., Volume 2

James Northcote - Art - 1819
...meeting of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, said, that he thought a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than RafFaelle. " This is an observation of a very narrow mind ; a mind that is confined to the mere object...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 1

Allan Cunningham - 1832
...the famous Dean of Gloucester, asserted before the Society for encouraging Commerce and Manufactures that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael, Sir Joshua was nettled, and replied with some asperity : — " This is an observation of a very narrow...
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The Family Library (Harper)., Volume 17

Child rearing - 1846
...the famous. Dean of Gloucester, asserted before the Society for encouraging Commerce and Manufactures that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael, Sir Joshua was nettled, and replied with some '. asperity : — " This is an observation of a very...
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The land we live in, a pictorial and literary sketch-book of the British empire

British empire - 1847
...have received a more direct reproof if he were in the habit of expressing such opinions in Reynolds's presence. The latter esteemed his art too highly to...quarter to pass unnoticed. His admirable comment upon an 93 observation made by the Dean of Gloucester, Dr. Tucker, that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable...
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Essays and Marginalia, Issue 28, Volume 2

Hartley Coleridge - 1851
...the famous Dean of Gloucester, asserted before the Society for encouraging Commerce and Manufactures, that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of Society than Raphael, Sir Joshua was nettled, and replied with some asperity." Dean Tucker was probably not aware how perilous...
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The Life and Discourses of Sir Joshua Reynolds

Sir Joshua Reynolds - 1853 - 286 pages
...the famous Dean of Gloucester, asserted before the Society for encouraging Commerce and Manufactures that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael, Sir Joshua was nettled, and replied with some asperity ; " This is an observation of a very narrow...
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The Life and Writings of Sir Joshua Reynolds: First President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Allan Cunningham - 1860 - 369 pages
...the famous Dean of Gloucester, asserted before the Society for encouraging Commerce and Manufactures that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael, Sir Joshua was nettled, and replied with some asperity ; " This is an observation of a very narrow...
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Some account of the life and religious exercises of Mary Neale, principally ...

Samuel Neale - 1795
...position of him who made it) which fell from the lips of Dr. Tucker, the Dean of Gloucester, to the effect that " a pinmaker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael." Sir Joshua's reply, when it was reported to him, is worth notice. " That is an observation," he said,...
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The Great Triumphs of Great Men

James Mason - Biography - 1875 - 624 pages
...proud of the affection of Burke. Tucker, Dean of Gloucester, once observed in the hearing of Reynolds, that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael. 'That,' retorted Reynolds, 'is an observation of a very narrow mind, — a mind that is confined to...
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Great achievements of military men, statesmen, and others, selected by the ...

Robert Cochrane (miscellaneous writer.) - 1879
...proud of the affection of Burke. Tucker, Dean of Gloucester, once observed in the hearing of Reynolds, that a pin-maker was a more useful and valuable member of society than Raphael. ' That,' retorted Reynolds, 'is an observation of a very narrow mind — a mind that is confined to...
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