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" ... confused manner in which those collections have been laid up in his mind. The addition of other men's judgment is so far from weakening our own, as is the opinion of many, that it will fashion and consolidate those ideas of excellence which lay in... "
The Cabinet of Arts: Or, General Instructor in Arts, Science, Trade ... - Page 331
by Hewson Clarke, John Dougall - 1817 - 859 pages
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Seven Discourses Delivered in the Royal Academy

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1778 - 322 pages
...confolidate thofe ideas of excellence which lay in their birth feeble, ill-fhaped, and confufed, but which are finished and put in order by the authority and practice of thofe, whole works may be faid to have been confecrated by having ftood the teft of ages, THE mind,...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Knight ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1801
...and consolidate those ideas of excellence which lay in embryo, feeble, ill-shaped, and confused, but which are finished and put in order by the authority...been consecrated by having stood the test of ages. The mind, or genius, has been compared to a spark of fire, which is smothered by a heap of fuel, and...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1803
...confolidate thofe ideas of excellence, which lay in their birth feeBle, ill-maped, and confiifed ; but which are finished and put in order by the authority and practice of thofe, whofe works may be laid to have been confecrated by having flood the tell of ages ', " 1 Reynolds's...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1805
...consolidate those ideas of excellence, which lay in their birth feeble, ill-shaped, and confused ; but which are finished and put in order by the authority...been consecrated by having stood the test of ages." Reynolds-s Discourses. The tales of Ovid delight the imagination of boys, at a time when they peruse...
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Elements of General Knowledge: Introductory to Useful Books in the ..., Volume 2

Henry Kett - Books and reading - 1805
...consolidate those ideas of excellence, which lay in their birth feeble, ill-shaped. and confused ; but which are finished and put in order by .the authority...been consecrated by having stood the test of ages." Reynolds's Discourses. The tales of Ovid delight the imagination of boys, at a time when they peruse...
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The Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1809
...and consolidate those ideas of excellence which lay in embryo, feeble, ill-shaped, and confused, but which are finished and put in order by the authority...been consecrated by having stood the test of ages. The mind, or genius, has been compared to a spark of fire, which is smothered by a heap of fuel, and...
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The Modern Preceptor ; Or, a General Course of Education, Volume 2

John Dougall - 1810 - 580 pages
...fashion and consolidate these ideas of excellence which lay in their birth feeble and confused, but which are finished and put in order by the authority...study of nature, it is not to be understood that we arc to endeavour to copy the exact colour and complexion of another man's mind : the success of such...
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The Modern Preceptor ; Or, a General Course of Education, Volume 2

John Dougall - 1810 - 580 pages
...Cushion and consolidate these ideas of excellence which lay in their birth feeble and confused, but which are finished and put in order by the authority and practice of those whose works may be said to havo been consecrated, by having stood the test of ages. " When we speak of the habitual imitation...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds ...: Containing His ..., Volume 1

Sir Joshua Reynolds - Art - 1819
...and consolidate those ideas of excellence which lay in embryo, feeble, ill-shaped, and confused, but which are finished and put in order by the authority...been consecrated by having stood the test of ages. The mind, or genius, has been compared to a spark of fire, which is smothered by a heap of fuel, and...
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The Literary Works of Sir Joshua Reynolds, Kt. Late President of the Royal ...

Sir Joshua Reynolds, Edmond Malone - Art - 1819 - 3 pages
...and consolidate those ideas of excellence which lay in embry0, feeble, ill-shaped, and confused, but which are finished and put in order by the authority...been consecrated by having stood the test of ages. The mind, or genius, has been compared to a spark of fire, which is smothered by a heap of fuel, and...
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