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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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Conversations at Cambridge ...

Robert Aris Willmott - Authors, English - 1836 - 422 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,...itself 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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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - Authors, English - 1836 - 322 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,...itself 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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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 334 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...itself upon; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or contention; or a shop for profit and sale; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 334 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, tor a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 898 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...or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glory oŁ the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 61

English literature - 1838 - 574 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to cast 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 rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man.' She agrees...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 61

English literature - 1838 - 728 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to cast 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 rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man.' She agrees...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - Quotations - 1839 - 274 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 storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. —...
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The church scholar's reading-book, selected from the Saturday magazine

Saturday magazine - 1840 - 1078 pages
...knowledge being in his view "not a couck 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 miud to raise itself upon ; or a fort, of commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 1

1841 - 530 pages
...that knowledge is not " a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, nor a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect,'" but " a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." But from the...
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