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  • At a time when London is resounding to the wails of meretricious pseudo-artists, terrified lest the public purse should cease to fund their mediocrity, the National Gallery reminds us that public patronage does have a vital role, as a hand-maiden of true art.

    Waning Genius in Venice

  • There has arisen among us a movement to make the Public School primarily the hand-maiden of production.

    DARKWATER

  • But that led to a second observation — that very little science fiction or fantasy actually deals with the hand-maiden of economics, that is, business itself, or even delves into the business rationales that explain why so many business tycoons cultivate political connections.

    SF and Future Business « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Another clue may come from "The Stolen Earth" episode when the waitress/hand-maiden in Shadow Proclamation base says to Donna "there was something on your back, you are something new"

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • But that led to a second observation — that very little science fiction or fantasy actually deals with the hand-maiden of economics, that is, business itself, or even delves into the business rationales that explain why so many business tycoons cultivate political connections.

    April « 2008 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • Global Warming, it seems, has its own mounted hand-maiden: FLOODING.

    The Four Authors of the Apocalypse: Ian Whates

  • Mindful of a social need, the news division existed not as hand-maiden to the ad-sales department but because of a sacred covenant between journalists of CBS News and the public that relied on our judgment.

    Dan Dubno: Playing "Network Chicken" at CBS News

  • Global Warming, it seems, has its own mounted hand-maiden: FLOODING.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • Reassured by the presence of her hand-maiden, Masha did not stir.

    The Jew and other stories

  • Copywriting was relegated to being the hand-maiden of designers and, as a breed, you could safely say that copywriters were an unloved lot!

    Archive 2006-08-01

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