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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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My Novel, Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton - English fiction - 1860 - 516 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,...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 men's estate."—ADVANCEMENT...
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The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Dissertation : exhibiting the ...

Dugald Stewart - 1860 - 390 pages
...there were sought in knowledge, a conch 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 contentions, or a shop for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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The University Quarterly, Volume 4, Issue 1

Universities and colleges - 1861 - 182 pages
...teaching that " 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 with a fair prospect ; or a tower of strength for a proud mind to raise itself ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife or contention...
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Illustrative gatherings, or, Preachers and teachers, a manual of anecdotes

George Seaton Bowes - 1860 - 478 pages
...and restless spirit, nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down upon ; 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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The duty of the medical graduate regarding the cultivation of physical truth ...

George James Allman - 1861 - 16 pages
...all time : " 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 strife...
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The principal speeches and addresses of ... the prince consort [ed. by sir A ...

Albert (consort of Victoria, queen of Gt. Britain.) - Great Britain - 1862 - 280 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...; or a fort or " commanding ground for strife and con" tention ; or a shop for profit or sale ; but " a rich storehouse for the glory of the " Creator,...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 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...state for a proud mind to raise itself upon, or a fort on commanding ground for strife or contention, or a shop for profit and sale, and not a rich storehouse...
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Delta Kappa Epsilon Quarterly, Volumes 13-14

Greek letter societies - 1895 - 498 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...for a proud mind to raise itself upon, or a fort or a commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale, and not a rich storehouse...
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Francis Bacon and His Shakespeare

Theron Soliman Eugene Dixon - 1895 - 472 pages
...and state. There are heaped up pictures, in series, of men seeking in knowledge a couch, a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect, a tower of state, a fort, commanding ground, a shop, a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator...
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The Message of Man: A Book of Ethical Scriptures Gathered from Many Sources ...

Conduct of life - 1895 - 344 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 with a fair prospect ; 33. Or a tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground,...
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