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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 History of Harvard University, Volume 2

Josiah Quincy - Learned institutions and societies - 1840 - 612 pages
...profit; but to give a true account of the gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man, and to erect a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." After the lapse of two centuries, it may be asserted with truth, that the noble purposes of the clergy...
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The History of Harvard University, Volume 2

Josiah Quincy - Learned institutions and societies - 1840 - 612 pages
...profit ; but to give a true account of the gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man, and to erect a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." After the lapse of two centuries, it may be asserted with truth, that the noble purposes of the clergy...
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The Choice, Or, Lines on the Beatitudes

James Bush - Beatitudes - 1841 - 102 pages
...searching and restless spirit; or a terrass for a wandering and variable mind, to walk up and down with i a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." — Advancement of Learning, Works, vol. ii., p. 433, edit. 1730, fol. L. 3. " Saith Nature." Some...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ecclesiastical ...

1841
...nor a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect,'" but " a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." But from the time of Bacon downwards, we find a general disposition among physical philosophers to...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842
...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. — BACON. SUNDAY SCHOOL SONGS. NO....
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 2

J. Fletcher - 1843
...himself 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." Men possessed of superior natural or acquired powers, should be intellectual as well as spiritual almoners...
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Discourses on the Objects and Uses of Science and Literature

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Education, Higher - 1843 - 332 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...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." Such, then, is the use of knowledge. It constitutes a rich storehouse, whence we should draw materials...
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The Dublin Journal of Temperance, Science, and Literature. ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1843
...upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit and sain ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. — /.-.../ Bacon. BELIEF To believe without examination, is no belief in reality, but merely an assent...
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An Inaugural Lecture on Botany: Considered as a Science, and as a Branch of ...

Edward Forbes - Botany - 1843 - 23 pages
...; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale ; — but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." IHE END. Printed by Richard and John E. Taylor, Bed Lion Court, Fleet Street. V ...
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On School Education: Designed to Assist Parents in Choosing and Cooperating ...

James Pycroft - Classical education - 1843 - 216 pages
...upon ; or a Fort or commanding Ground for Strife and Contention ; or a Shop for Profit or Sale ; but a rich Storehouse for the Glory of the Creator and the relief of man's Estate^." Many things concealed from the wise and prudent, I shall be reminded, are revealed unto babes ; but...
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