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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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The London Lancet: A Journal of British and Foreign Medical and ..., Τόμος 2

1852
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searchin; and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fa» prospect ; or a tower of state, for a proud mind » raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding...

Examples of Life and Death

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1852 - 348 σελίδες
...searching and restless spirit ; or & terrace for a variable and wandering mind to walk up and down upon, with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud heart to disport itself upon ; or a fort for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale...

A Shoulder to the Wheel of Progress: Being Essays, Lectures and ...

William Maxwell Wood - 1853 - 291 σελίδες
...sought, in the words of Lord Bacon, "as a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, or 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."...

Chemistry of the Four Seasons: Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: an Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - 1853 - 436 σελίδες
...being, in his view, " 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...raise itself upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground of strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the...

The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 σελίδες
...KNOWLEDGE. — Knowledge is not a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale : but a rich storehouse...

The Collected Works of Dugald Stewart: Translations of the passages in ...

Dugald Stewart - 1877
...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...upon, or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contentions, or a shop for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator,...

THE THEORY OF HUMAN PROGRESSION, AND NATURAL PROBABILITY OF REIGN OF JUSTICE

1856
...to appear. " Knowledge is not a couch whereon 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." If science were...

Home, the School and the Church: Or, The Presbyterian Education ..., Τόμος 7

1857
..." Knowledge is not then a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrasse 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."* Religion,...

The American Church Monthly, Τόμοι 2-3

1857
...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...for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding-ground, for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale ; and not a rich storehouse,...

The Atlantic Monthly, Τόμος 22

1868
...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...for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commandingground for strife or contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich storehouse,...




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