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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 Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844
...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. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 28

Theology - 1871
...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." J This error of learning was not peculiar to the age of Bacon. No one who watches the drift of opinion...
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The Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 484 pages
...raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife and contentioni 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." — Bacon. NEW YORK : PUBLISHED BY SEARS & ч W AL K ER, 114 FULTON STREET. BOSTON: SAXTON AND PEIRCE,...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 8

Theology - 1851
...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. — Lord Bacon. THE THRONE OF GRACE. If yon are a Christian, the throne of grace is yours. Your Father...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 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. — Bacon's Advancement of Learning. 14. Would I then withhold the Bible from the cottager and the...
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An Exposition of Vulgar and Common Errors Adapted to the Year of Grace MDCCCXLV

Caroline Frances Cornwallis - Common fallacies - 1845 - 132 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...the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."—In brief, learning is sought as the means to an end,—and that end is too usually a worldly...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 242 pages
...terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down, with a fair prospect ; or a tower %f state for a proud mind to raise itself upon : or a...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." " For our undertaking, we judge it of such a nature, that it were highly unworthy to pollute it with...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 6

1845
...— or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention — or a shop for profit or sale — hut a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." * Lord Bacon — Connected with this pnrt of the article, we earuestlv recommend to our readers, a...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 2

Philosophy - 1846
...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." — In brief, learning is sought as the means to an end, — and that end is too usually a worldly...
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