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" ... 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 up and down with a fair prospect; or a tower of State, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England - Page x
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - Great Britain - 1835 - 388 pages
...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...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.' HIS LIFE AND WORKS. 117 He then proceeds to weigh the dignity of knowledge in the balance...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum: Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - Lectures and lecturing - 1836 - 42 pages
...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 up and down...ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate....
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - Authors, English - 1836 - 322 pages
...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 up and down,...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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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - Authors, English - 1836 - 312 pages
...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...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false...
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The Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 11

Law - 1836 - 596 pages
...of aspiring, ' and that they ought to enter their profession, not as a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate ? " The second reason against the separation is, that thereby the Crown would be deprived...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 400 pages
...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 up and down,...store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Of the strength of the love of knowledge who Love, can doubt? Who can have passed an...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 334 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, tor a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - English language - 1837 - 334 pages
...were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...itself upon; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or contention; or a shop for profit and sale; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 894 pages
...sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for f soldiers in the Low Countries, we expended no men...again, at this present time, and there will appear man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 898 pages
...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 up and down...or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glory oŁ the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt...
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