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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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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby - Knowledge, Sociology of - 1996 - 578 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 as both heaven and earth do conspire and contribute to the use and benefit of...
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The Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Markku Peltonen - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 406 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. (Ill, 294) Contemplation and action, knowing and intervening must be conjoined more than...
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Religion and the Variety of Culture: A Study in Origin and Practice

Lamin O. Sanneh - Religion - 1996 - 100 pages
...by the idea of a purposeful creation and our moral stewardship for it. True knowledge, he says, is a "rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He continues, "Let no man... think or maintain that a man can search too far or be too...
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Dilettanten und Wissenschaft: zur Geschichte und Aktualitšt eines ...

Elisabeth Strauss - Psychology - 1996 - 226 pages
...spirit: 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 ford or commanding ground. for strife and contention: or a shop. for profit. or sale: and not a rieh...
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The Uses of Literacy

Richard Hoggart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 372 pages
...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; 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 con-templation and...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 686 pages
...content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. 676 The Advancement of Learning [Knowledge isl 0 man's estate. 677 The Advancement of Learning Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of...
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Francis Bacon

Perez Zagorin - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 318 pages
...reputation, or for victory in argument, or for wealth, he declared that its true purpose was to provide a "rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." What would most exalt and dignify knowledge, he considered, would be the closer unification...
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Selected Philosophical Works

Francis Bacon, Rose-Mary Sargent - Philosophy - 1999 - 340 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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Maryland Medical Journal, Volume 48

Medicine - 1905 - 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...storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." The Athenian youth was taught that his duty and the object of his training and education...
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"Vestiges" and the Debate Before Darwin, Volume 1

John M. Lynch - Philosophy - 2000 - 404 pages
...rise, step by step, to a more lofty knowledge ; which, if we be right minded, ' will not be a tower of state for a proud mind to' raise itself upon —...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.'* ! [David...
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