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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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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...victory of wit and contradiction ,- and most times for lucre and profession ,• and seldom sincerely would b man : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit,-...
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Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women

Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - Electronic book - 1851 - 464 pages
...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...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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851 - 812 pages
...of the saying, ' Knowledge is power ;] " and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of 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...
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My Novel Or Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1851 - 820 pages
...power;'] "and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of reason to the benefit anil use of men; as if there were sought in knowledge a...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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My Novel: Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English fiction - 1851 - 444 pages
..."and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of reason to the benefit and use of nien; 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...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

Scotland - 1851
...citera of the saying, 'Knowledge is power;'] "and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of reason to the benefit and use of men; as if there were Bought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering...
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The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1852
...victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to giwi a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a tarrasso for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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The London Lancet, Volume 2

Medicine - 1852
...victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerelj и give a true account of their gift of reason, to the...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searchin; and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - English language - 1852 - 360 pages
...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 benefit and use of man. As if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volumes 3-4

Great Britain - 1852
...times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of the (lift of their reason to the benefit and use of men ; as if there were sought iu knowledge a couch 'hereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, or a terrace for a wandering...
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