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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 Edinburgh Review, Volume 85

English literature - 1847 - 566 pages
...couch whereupon to rest a search' ing and restless spirit ; or a terras for a wandering and variab'e ' mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or...for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or com' manding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit ' or sale ; — and not a rich...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 2

National Sunday school union - 1849 - 346 pages
...ENOWLEDGE. Knowledge 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 store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord Bacon....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 594 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ,- or a terrassc for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ,- or a tower of state, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon ,• or a furl or commanding ground, for strife and contention...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848 - 394 pages
...the cravings of their curiosity ; or they use knowledge only for glory and show as if learning was a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or they seek knowledge that they may ungenerously dispute, making thereby knowledge a part for contention...
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General Report on Public Instruction, in the Lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

Bengal (India) - 1848 - 520 pages
...the cravings of their curiosity ; or they use knowledge only for glory and show as if learning was a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or they seek knowledge that they may ungenerously dispute, making thereby knowledge a part for contention...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 3; Volume 9

1849 - 736 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrasse for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...profit or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glury of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."* And the same ideas run all through his works...
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The Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal ..., Volume 1

Crime - 1849 - 610 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirits; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down,...tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; ora fort of commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit and sale; and not a rich...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Volume 4

1849 - 604 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...with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state, for a prond mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop...
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The Life and Writings of De Witt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton, William W. Campbell - Biography & Autobiography - 1849 - 448 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest an uneasy spirit; or for a terrace for a wandering mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of state for a proud mind to rest itself upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground, for strife and contention ; or a ship for profit...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 4

Medicine - 1849 - 612 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 with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon , or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ;...
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