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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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Discourses on the Objects and Uses of Science and Literature

Henry Brougham Baron Brougham and Vaux - Education, Higher - 1843 - 342 pages
...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...storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." Such, then, is the use of knowledge. It constitutes a rich storehouse, whence we should...
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An Inaugural Lecture on Botany: Considered as a Science, and as a Branch of ...

Edward Forbes - Botany - 1843 - 32 pages
...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...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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On School Education: Designed to Assist Parents in Choosing and Cooperating ...

James Pycroft - Classical education - 1843 - 256 pages
...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...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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The Dublin Journal of Temperance, Science, and Literature. ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1843 - 450 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 ;...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 - 622 pages
...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...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
...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...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
...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 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
...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 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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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 176 pages
...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...store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Bacon's Advancement of Learning. 14. Would I then withhold the Bible from the cottager...
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An Exposition of Vulgar and Common Errors Adapted to the Year of Grace MDCCCXLV

Caroline Frances Cornwallis - Common fallacies - 1845 - 144 pages
...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...storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."—In brief, learning is sought as the means to an end,—and that end is too usually...
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