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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 Gospel banner and biblical treasury [ed. by W.J. Dawson]., Volume 1

William John Dawson - 1848 - 1186 pages
...; nor a fort and commanding ground, for strife and contention ; nor a shop for self-interest : but a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man." ębituarg. OCR much beloved sister ELIZABETH POWERS of Nottingham, the wife of brother W. Powers,...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849 - 284 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. LOVE OF IMMORTALITY. " Leaving the vulgar arguments, that by learning man...
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The American Whig Review

1849 - 1428 pages
...a terrasse 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."* And the same ideas run all through his works from the first page to the last. Thus...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 3; Volume 9

1849 - 736 pages
...a terrasse 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...profit or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glury of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."* And the same ideas run all through his works...
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The English Language Volume 2 Essays by Linguistics and Men of Letters 1858-1964

348 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. 1 See the Note at the end of this Lecture. There is much to take to heart here — especially...
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Education and Society in Tudor England

Joan Simon - Education - 1966 - 472 pages
...true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of men'; they fail to see knowledge as 'a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate'. Yet it is this, Bacon insists, that will in fact dignify and exalt knowledge, 'if contemplation...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - England - 1988 - 330 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. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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Higher Education as a Moral Enterprise

Edward LeRoy Long Jr. - Religion - 1992 - 250 pages
...value of philosophy for affairs of state, as well as Bacon's belief that knowledge is best used "as a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate," have been utilized on the premise that the educational institution trains individuals...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 436 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.27 Sloth, vain-glory, envy, pride, greed - it is failings like these which Bacon describes...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - History - 1993 - 436 pages
...observed...' What is sought is not self-importance and self-flattery for the human race, but, instead, a rich storehouse for the glory of the creator and the relief of man's estate. Cultivation of knowledge, religious, moral, civil, natural, is a religious and moral...
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