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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 works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...commanding ground, for strife and contention ; or a shop " for profit or sale ; and not a rich store- house, for the glory " of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." CONDITIONS. I. This Work will be printed in the best manner upon superfine laid paper, demy 8vo. and...
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American Annals of Education, Volume 4

Education - 1829
...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 ia that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemptation and action may be...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1826
...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. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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Lives, Characters, and an Address to Posterity

Gilbert Burnet - Great Britain - 1833 - 386 pages
...benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge, a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse, for a wandering...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.'. . LOUD BACON. Advancement of Learning. Works, ii. SI. good man, is one that considers what are the...
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Lives, characters, and an address to posterity. Ed. by J.Jebb

Gilbert Burnet (bp. of Salisbury.) - 1833
...were sought in knowledge, a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a tarasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down,...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of ?aan's estate.' . . LORD BACON. Advancement of Learning. Works, ii. 51. severe, have added all the...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833
...itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. BACON. WHEN the Princess Anne, daughter of Charles the First (who died, the 8th of December, 1G40),...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...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 up and down...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Advancement of Learning. UNIVERSITIES. As water, whether it be the dew of heaven or the springs...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 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 2

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...or a Terrassefor a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tmver of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ;...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of mans estate. ADVANTAGES Of LSARNINO . . 53 / kavt no purpose to enttr into a laudative of learning,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16, Issue 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Philosophy, Modern - 1834
...raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It was not likely that, with such sentiments he would meet with much sympathy in the university. It...
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