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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 Choice: Or, Lines on the Beatitudes

James Bush - Beatitudes - 1841 - 124 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrass for a wandering and variable mind, to walk up and down with i a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1842 - 326 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terras, 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 hnd sale; and not a rich storehouse. for the glory of the Creator,...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1842 - 1008 pages
...Bought in knowledge, a couch, whereupon to rest a searching •iid restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down,...for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or coinmnnjjng ground, for strife and contention; or a shop, for profit and sale; and not a rich storehouse...
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On School Education: Designed to Assist Parents in Choosing and Cooperating ...

James Pycroft - Classical education - 1843 - 256 pages
...is not sought in Knowledge a Couch whereon to rest a searching and a 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^." Many things...
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An Inaugural Lecture on Botany: Considered as a Science, and as a Branch of ...

Edward Forbes - Botany - 1843 - 32 pages
...department, that it " 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." IHE END....
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The Dublin Journal of Temperance, Science, and Literature. ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1843 - 450 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,...for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit and sain ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. —...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine:, Volume 8

Theology - 1851 - 620 pages
...KNOWLEDGE. 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 storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord Bacon....
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 28

Theology - 1871 - 870 pages
...some have 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 Guide to Knowledge, Or Repertory of Facts: Forming a Complete Library of ...

Robert Sears - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1844 - 514 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,...upon; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife and contentioni or a shop, for profit and sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the CREATOR,...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 24

Periodicals - 1844 - 276 pages
...there were sought in knowledge n couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for 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 or sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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