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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 Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1838 - 832 pages
...Vfere sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, ul of soldiers in the Low Countries, we expended no...again, at this present time, and there will appear But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 61

English literature - 1838
...or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale ; but rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man.' She agrees with him that physical science, however useful, is but a part, and a small part, of...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 61

English literature - 1838
...or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale; but rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man.' She agrees with him that physical science, however useful, is but a part, and a small part, of...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1843
...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." We see, then, that the beginning of knowledge, the way of knowledge, and the end of knowledge must...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1839
...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...the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.—Advancement of Learning. UNIVERSITIES. As water, whether it he the dew of heaven or the springs...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...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...storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of roan's estate. — Advancement of Learning. UNIVERSITIES. As water, whether it he the dew of heaven...
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - Animal welfare - 1839 - 324 pages
...knowledge a couch to rest a searching spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale : and not a rich storehouse...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.— Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture are, in barbarity,...
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - Animal welfare - 1839 - 324 pages
...knowledge a couch to rest a searching spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse...the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.—Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture are,...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839
...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. — Lord Bacon. CCLVII. The Middle and Lower Classes. — The middle and lower ranks, too numerous...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...beneftt 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...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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