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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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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...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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The Christian Treasury, Volume 1

Protestantism - 1846
...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. — Jlacon. WIT is brushwood — Judgment is timber. The first makes the brightest flume; but the other...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths (Professor of Chemistry.) - Chemistry - 1846 - 495 pages
...upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of The Creator and the relief of man's estate." BALARD discovered Bromine. BALDWIN made several experiments upon phosphorescent substances. BANKS,...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1846 - 451 pages
...upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit and sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." BALARD discovered Bromine. BALDWIN made several experiments upon phosphorescent substances. BANKS,...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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...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 Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - Recitations - 1847 - 12 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, — a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down,...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. " It is the presence or absence of this last consideration which gives its real character to intellectual...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 51; Volume 85

English literature - 1847
...prospect ; or a tower of ' state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or com' manding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit...— and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Crea' tor, and the relief of man's estate !' Mr Burton, we think, will excuse us for having given our...
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The English Presbyterian messenger, Volumes 9-10

Presbyterian Church of England - 1857
...itself upon ; nor a commanding 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. The present state of the Jews is a greal proof of Christianity. It is a surprising thing,...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...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." State what particular form of error each of the above metaphors, viz. the couch — the terrace —...
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General Report on Public Instruction, in the Lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

Bengal (India) - 1848
...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." State what particular form of error each of the above metaphors, viz. the couch — the terrace —...
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