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" ... 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 up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; or... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 284
1821
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Monthly Review; Or Literary Journal Enlarged

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1800 - 570 pages
...prospect; nor a fort and commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit or sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true that his work contains errors: but they are the errors of the times rather than of the man...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 970 pages
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and 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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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807 - 528 pages
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and 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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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807 - 528 pages
...mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop foi profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the...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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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 37-38

American Philosophical Society - Electronic journals - 1808 - 622 pages
...upon ; nor a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." At the end of ninety-four years of life, with none of the intellectual infirmities of age, and without...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...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." BACON. \ } DR. JOHNSON. PUBLISHED IN THE YEAR 1751. • Audi Zfulla unjuam dt tnorte haminis cunctotio...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1813 - 550 pages
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and 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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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...tower of state for ft prond mind to raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale — and not. a rich storebonse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." — ADVAKCE.MENT or LEARKINO,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit, or sale ; and...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 Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821 - 404 pages
...ever relied as on a firm foundation which can never be shaken : justificata. est sapientia HJiliis suis." Bacon saw clearly that our motives for the...to generate bad passions ; but he was not blind to i ts advantages : he saw that it led to the acquisition of that portion of knowledge for which it operated,...
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