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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... "
Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the close of ... - Σελίδα 332
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...a searching and restless spirit, 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...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. —...

The Christian Pioneer, Τόμοι 2-5

1744
...for a prey. 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...a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud man to raise himself upon ; or a fort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for...

Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering and variahle 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 and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale;...

The Christian Treasury, Τόμος 1

1846
...and restless spirit; nor a. terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down on ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention; nor yet a shop for profit and sale; but a rich storehouse,...

The Edinburgh Review, Τόμος 51;Τόμος 85

1847
...couch whereupon to rest a search' ing and restless spirit ; or a terras for a wandering and variab'e ' mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or...for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or com' manding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit ' or sale ; — and not a rich...

The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Τόμος 2

National Sunday school union - 1849
...ENOWLEDGE. 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 store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord Bacon....

The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life ..., Τόμος 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 455 σελίδες
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ,- or a terrassc for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ,- or a tower of state, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon ,• or a furl or commanding ground, for strife and contention...

General Report on Public Instruction, in the Lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

Bengal (India) - 1848
...the cravings of their curiosity ; or they use knowledge only for glory and show as if learning was a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or they seek knowledge that they may ungenerously dispute, making thereby knowledge a part for contention...

Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...the cravings of their curiosity ; or they use knowledge only for glory and show as if learning was a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or they seek knowledge that they may ungenerously dispute, making thereby knowledge a part for contention...

The American Whig Review, Τόμος 9

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1849
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrasse for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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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