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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 Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1848 - 455 pages
...down with a fair prospect ,- or a tower of state, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon ,• or a furl or commanding ground, for strife and contention ;...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. /f .UH \\IM. K< OF I.LVHMM. 174 / have no purpose to enter into a laudative of learning, or to make...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 2

National Sunday school union - 1849
...upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord Bacon. A SIGN OP WEAENESS. A person pointed out a man who had a profusion of rings on his...
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The Gospel banner and biblical treasury [ed. by W.J. Dawson]., Volume 1

William John Dawson - 1848
...; nor a fort 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." ©bituarg. OCR much beloved sister ELIZABETH POWERS of Nottingham, the wife of brother W. Powers,...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...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. " It is commonly found that men have views to fame and ostentation, sometimes in uttering, and sometimes...
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The American Whig Review

1849
...were sought in knowiedge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrasse for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."* And the same ideas run all through his works from the first page to the last. Thus in the Essay " Of...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 4

Medicine - 1849
...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." If such be the true end of all knowledge, how emphatically so must it be of that branch of it which professes...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal Reform ...

Crime - 1849
...raise itself upon; ora fort of 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." Education, in its broadest and highest import, is the art of developing, forming, moulding, and perfecting...
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Journal of the Rhode Island Institute of Instruction, Volume 3

Henry Barnard - Education - 1849
...gift of reason to the benefit and use of men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., &c., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man 1 s estate.' Such, then, is the use of knowledge. It constitutes a rich store-house, whence we...
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Annual Report on Public Schools in Rhode Island

1849
...of reason to the benefit and use of men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., ębe., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man? s estate.'' Such, then, is the use of knowledge. It constitutes a rich store-house, whence we...
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The Life and Writings of De Witt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton, William W. Campbell - Canals - 1849 - 381 pages
...proud mind to rest itself upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground, for strife and contention; or a ship for profit or sale ; and not a rich store-house for the glory of God and the benefit of man."f Shall we then call on some transcendant genius to dispel the darkness...
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