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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 Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1842
...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." 4. Plants and animals — being endowed with life — constitute what is called the organic kingdom...
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The Catholic Penny Magazine: Published Weekly, Under the ..., Volumes 1-2

Ireland - 1884
...prospect, nor a foot and commanding ground for strife and contention, nor a shop for self-interest ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man. — -Bacon. Seneca compares lessons to grains of seed. The quality of the fruit depends entirely...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 367 pages
...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.' HIS LIFE AND WORKS. 117 He then proceeds to weigh the dignity of knowledge in the balance with other...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - Authors, English - 1836 - 299 pages
...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...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false pretenders to learning,...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - Authors, English - 1836 - 292 pages
...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...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false pretenders to learning,...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum: Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - Lectures and lecturing - 1836 - 29 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 store-house for the 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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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 11

Law - 1836
...of aspiring, ' and that they ought to enter their profession, not as a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate ? " The second reason against the separation is, that thereby the Crown would be deprived of its prerogative...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...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." Of the strength of the love of knowledge who Love, can doubt? Who can have passed an hour with a child...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...raise itself upon; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or 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 this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 292 pages
...raise itself upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or 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 this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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