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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 Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 580 pages
...double and cloven, and not entire and ingenuous." If there is not such beauty as " men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes...prospect ; or a tower of state, for a proud mind to 1 8vo. Paris, Par Holman, of which there is a copy in the British Museum. a In 1041, and in 1647, and...
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Hogg's Instructor, Volumes 9-10

English literature - 1852 - 1070 pages
...said, ' Knowledge is not a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, or a terrace fur 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.' We know no name...
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Discourses on Various Subjects: Read Before Literary and Philosophical Societies

Samuel Bailey - Calendar reform - 1852 - 314 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terras for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale;—and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." This...
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Notes and Narratives of a Six Years' Mission, Principally Among the Dens of ...

R. W. Vanderkiste - London (England) - 1852 - 380 pages
...words of Lord Bacon, " is not a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit — or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...fort or commanding ground for strife and contention — but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." And the days,...
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My Novel: Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1852 - 428 pages
...couch whereupon to reнt a Marehing and realicen spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering and variahle mind to walk up and down, with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a prond mind to raise ssell upon ; or a tort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shoP...
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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volumes 3-4

Great Britain - 1852 - 978 pages
...to walk up and down with a fair prospect, or u tower of state for a proud mind to raise *>df opon, or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale, •^ not [instead of?] a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's...
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The London Lancet, Volume 2

Medicine - 1852 - 632 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searchin; and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fa» prospect ; or a tower of state, for a proud mind » raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding...
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Examples of Life and Death

Lydia Howard Sigourney - Biography - 1852 - 610 pages
...searching and restless spirit ; or & terrace for a variable and wandering mind to walk up and down upon, with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud heart to disport itself upon ; or a fort for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale...
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A Shoulder to the Wheel of Progress: Being Essays, Lectures and ...

William Maxwell Wood - Progress - 1853 - 316 pages
...sought, in the words of Lord Bacon, "as a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, or 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 store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1853 - 478 pages
...being, in his view, " 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...raise itself upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground of strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the...
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