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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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An Inaugural Lecture on Botany: Considered as a Science, and as a Branch of ...

Edward Forbes - Botany - 1843 - 32 pages
...department, that it " is not a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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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The Dublin Journal of Temperance, Science, and Literature. ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1843 - 450 pages
...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,...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
...KNOWLEDGE. Knowledge is not a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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
...have 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 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
...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,...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
...were sought in knowledge n couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for 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 or sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...
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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
...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...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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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 176 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. — Bacon's Advancement of Learning. 14. Would I then withhold the Bible from the cottager...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 48; Volume 82

English literature - 1845 - 562 pages
...may we 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...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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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - English literature - 1845 - 396 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, with a fair prospect ; or a tower %f state for a proud mind to raise itself upon : or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention...
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