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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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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 396 pages
...terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down, with a fair prospect ; or a tower %f state for a proud mind to raise itself upon : or a...storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." " For our undertaking, we judge it of such a nature, that it were highly unworthy to...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 48; Volume 82

English literature - 1845 - 562 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.'* * Lord Bacon....
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 6

1845 - 608 pages
...which, if we be right-minded, ' will not be a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upen — or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention — or a shop for profit or sale — hut a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." * Lord Bacon...
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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 2

Philosophy - 1846 - 492 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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846 - 778 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 ;...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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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1846 - 440 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, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and t^ie relief of man-s estate." BALARD...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846 - 478 pages
...or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and aown 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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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1846 - 462 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, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." BALARD...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths (Professor of chemistry in the Medical College of St. Bartholomew's Hospital) - Chemistry - 1846 - 526 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, but a rich store-house for the glory of The Creator and the relief of man's estate." BALARD...
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Bacon; His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846 - 732 pages
...mind to walk up and down with a fail prospect; or a tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itselt upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife...shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse, fos the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. Bui this is that which will indeed dignify...
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