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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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Sharpe's London Magazine: a Journal of Entertainment and ..., Volume 8

1849 - 290 pages
...minds : — " Knowledge is not a eoueh wherenpon to rest a searehing or an anxious spirit, or a terraje for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospeet, or a tower of state for a prond mind to raise itself upon, or a fort ou a eommanding ground...
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New Elements of Geometry

Seba Smith - Geometry - 1850 - 214 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...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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International Weekly Miscellany of Literature, Art, and Science, Volume 3

1851 - 588 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch whereon 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 ol stale for a proud min-Л to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography - 1850 - 590 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit,- or a terrasse om the capacity of the mind, but may be referred to the impediments, as of Ħora tower of state, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon,- or a fort or commanding ground, for strife...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1892 - 678 pages
...the more eminent workers make some fragment of a fragment their own. Knowledge во gained is not *' a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon." PROF. SEEAT thought — I suppose, until I un deceived him— that every one knew that Pernel was a...
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A Flora of Leicestershire: Comprising the Flowering Plants, and the Ferns ...

Mary Kirby - Botany - 1850 - 210 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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A Flora of Leicestershire. ... By M. Kirby. With Notes by Her Sister [S ...

Mary Kirby - 1850 - 204 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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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851 - 812 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,...contention ; or a shop for profit or sale — and not a rieh storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief-of men's estate." — ADVANCEMENT or LEARNING,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851 - 794 pages
...there were 'ought in knowledge a coueh wherenpon 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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Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Induction (Logic) - 1851 - 376 pages
...were fought in knowledge a Couch, whereupon to reft a fearching and reftlefs fpirit ; or a tarrafle for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair profpeft ; or a Tower of State, for a proud mind to raife itfelf upon ; or a Fort or commanding ground,...
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