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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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A History of Education

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - Education - 1898 - 380 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...or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glory oft the Creator and the relief of man's estate." Bacon censured a priori or speculative philosophy...
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The Advancement of Learning, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1898 - 170 pages
...sought in knowledge a couch, where- •• upon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a tarasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife 10 and contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the...
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The Louisville Journal of Surgery and Medicine, Volume 5

Medicine - 1899 - 496 pages
...to rest a searching and restless spirit, or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk upon with a fair prospect, or a tower of state for a proud man to raise itself upon, or a fort of commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit...
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The Observatory, Volume 22

Astronomy - 1899 - 514 pages
...philosopher : ' Knowledge is not a couch whereon 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 ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself up'on ; nor a fort for commanding ground for...
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The Observatory, Volume 22

Astronomy - 1899 - 504 pages
...philosopher : ' Knowledge is not a couch whereon 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 ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a fort for commanding ground for...
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The Writer's Handbook, a Guide to the Art of Composition, Embracing a ...

English language - 1900 - 570 pages
...in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit or a terrace for a wan. bring and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair...prospect or a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itaelf upon or a fort or commanding ground for strife or contention or a shop for profit or sale and...
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The Essays: Colours of Good and Evil, & Advancement of Learning

Francis Bacon - Didactic literature, English - 1900 - 462 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 8 tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife...
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Popular Astronomy, Volume 8; Volume 1900

Astronomy - 1900 - 632 pages
...philosopher : — "Knowledge "is not a couch whereon 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 ; nor a tower of state for a "proud mind to raise itself upon; nor a fort or commanding "ground for...
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Tales of Bowdoin: Some Gathered Fragments and Fancies of Undergraduate Life ...

John Clair Minot, Donald Francis Snow - College stories - 1901 - 438 pages
...college were so far imbued with the Baconian spirit that they did not seek in knowledge merely "a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect," but "a rich storehouse for the relief of man's estate." How far his hopes were realized, and his own...
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Leaders of Men: Or, Types and Principles of Success, as Illustrated in the ...

Henry Woldmar Ruoff - Success - 1902 - 710 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...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 shop of profit or...
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