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" ... and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of men: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page xxv
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty of the style....
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty of the style....
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terras, fora wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." 9 Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty of the style....
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon : or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention : or a shop, for profit or sale, and not...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He saw the true nature of the love of excelling, that it is only a temporary motive, and that it has...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon : or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention : or a shop, for profit or sale, and not...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He saw the true nature of the love of excelling, that it is only a temporary motive, and that it has...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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Essay on instinct, and its physical and moral relations

Thomas Hancock - Instinct - 1824 - 551 pages
...raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."* But, as knowledge is thus various, and may be received into minds so variously constituted and affected...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834
...there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Upon examining this extract, it will appear that the truth is first conveyed, and that the imagery...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a " fort or commanding ground, for strife and conten" tion ; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich " store-house...of the Creator, and the " relief of man's estate. But this is that which will " indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contempla" tion and action may...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a " fort or commanding ground, for strife and conten* tion ; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich " store-house...of the Creator, and the " relief of man's estate. But this is that which will " indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, ifcontempla" tion and action may...
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