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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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition: - Page 51
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - Logic - 1825 - 432 pages
...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...sale ; and not a rich storehouse, | for the glory ofjthe_Creator, ^nd the relief of man's | i estate. * But this is that which will indeed dignify and...
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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 554 pages
...sought *' in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and " restless spirit ; or a tarra.ss for a wandering and variable " mind to walk up and...; or a shop " for profit or sale ; and not a rich store- house, for the glory " of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." CONDITIONS. I. This...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 16

Francis Bacon - 1834 - 784 pages
...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,...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."...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 538 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch where" upon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a " terras for a wandering and variable mind to walk " up and...; or a " fort or commanding ground, for strife and conten" tion ; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich " store-house for the glory of the Creator,...
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The Saturday Magazine ..., Volume 1

1833 - 814 pages
...and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich...
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The Farmer's Magazine

Agriculture - 1842 - 1036 pages
...and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 388 pages
...error of all the rest, he says, is the mistaking the true end of knowledge ; ' for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 6

1835 - 298 pages
...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...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*." At...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1836 - 1310 pages
...said Lord Bacon, "is 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...strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Suppose that...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum: Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - Lectures and lecturing - 1836 - 42 pages
...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...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....
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