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" ... 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 a fort or commanding ground for strife... "
The Works of Francis Bacon - Page 39
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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An Exposition of Vulgar and Common Errors Adapted to the Year of Grace MDCCCXLV

Caroline Frances Cornwallis - Common fallacies - 1845 - 144 pages
...enable them to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession; and seldom to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...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...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 176 pages
...most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of the gift of their reason to the benefit and use of men ; as if there...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...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...to victory of wit and contradiction; aud most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...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...
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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 2

Philosophy - 1846 - 492 pages
...enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...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...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846 - 480 pages
...sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use SELECT PASSAGES of man, 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 aown with a fair prospect, or a tower of state...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1846 - 722 pages
...are the same, and knowledge is the inMrumenl of their removal. No less than men, are women bound " to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of mankind." There has always been a strong inclination to make women proficients, not in the sciences,...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 4

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - Periodicals - 1846 - 696 pages
...are the same, and knowledge is the instrument of their removal. No less than men, are women bound " to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of mankind." There has always been a strong inclination to make women proficients, not in the sciences,...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths (Professor of Chemistry.) - Chemistry - 1846 - 495 pages
...must be considered as the founder of " Inductive Philosophy," real knowledge being in his view " not 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...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1846 - 440 pages
...must be considered as the founder of " Inductive Philosophy," real knowledge being in his view " not 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...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the henefit and use of men: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching...
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