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" ... and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men: 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... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition: - Page x
by Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - Animal welfare - 1839 - 358 pages
...knowledge a couch to rest a searching spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.—Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture...
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - Animal welfare - 1839 - 350 pages
...knowledge a couch to rest a searching spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale : and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.— Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840 - 244 pages
...or a tarrasse 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 ;...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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The History of Harvard University, Volume 2

Josiah Quincy - Learned institutions and societies - 1840 - 760 pages
...profit ; but to give a true account of the gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man, and to erect a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." After the lapse of two centuries, it may be asserted with truth, that the noble purposes...
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The History of Harvard University, Volume 2

Josiah Quincy - 1840 - 762 pages
...profit; but to give a true account of the gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man, and to erect a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." After the lapse of two centuries, it may be asserted with truth, that the noble purposes...
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The Choice: Or, Lines on the Beatitudes

James Bush - Beatitudes - 1841 - 124 pages
...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...store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." — Advancement of Learning, Works, vol. ii., p. 433, edit. 1730, fol. L. 3. " Saith...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 1

1841 - 530 pages
...nor a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect,'" but " a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." But from the time of Bacon downwards, we find a general disposition among physical philosophers...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842 - 478 pages
...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...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge. — BACON. SUNDAY SCHOOL...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1842 - 1008 pages
...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 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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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 2

J. Fletcher - 1843 - 472 pages
...himself upon; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Men possessed of superior natural or acquired powers, should be intellectual as well...
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