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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;... "
Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women - Pagina 367
di Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - 1851 - 464 pagine
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1800
...prospect; nor a fort and commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit or sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true that his work contains errors: but they are the errors of the times rather than of the man...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop foi profit or sale; and not a rich 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 action may be...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumi 37-38

American Philosophical Society - 1808
...upon ; nor a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." At the end of ninety-four years of life, with none of the intellectual infirmities of age, and without...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death

Basil Montagu - 1809 - 315 pagine
...commanding 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." BACON. \ } DR. JOHNSON. PUBLISHED IN THE YEAR 1751. • Audi Zfulla unjuam dt tnorte haminis cunctotio...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...sought ; — I think it is thus that he proceeds. . . . 'Knowledgeisnot a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." * PARSON, (remorsefully.) — " Are those Lord Bacon's words? I am very sorry I spoke...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - 1820 - 173 pagine
...seldom sincerely to give a true account of our gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man: — as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true, indeed, that these motives are relatively bad; that they are only temporary; that they...
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