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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 Advancement of Learning: With a Brief Memoir of the Author

Francis Bacon - 1994 - 160 pagine
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An Intellectual History of Psychology

Daniel N. Robinson - 1995 - 392 pagine
...seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men ... 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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The Way We Live Now

Richard Hoggart - 1995 - 352 pagine
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby, Professor of History Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, Allison Sneider, David Hoyt, Michael Latham - 1996 - 559 pagine
...1 1 . But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or furthest end of knowledge. For men have entered into a desire...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate — But as both heaven and earth do conspire and contribute to the use and benefit of man, so the end...
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The Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Markku Peltonen, Peltonen Markku - 1996 - 372 pagine
...primacy in discussions. Too rarely are they disposed to use the gift of reason for the good of all men as if there were sought in knowledge a couch,...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. (Ill, 294) Contemplation and action, knowing and intervening must be conjoined more than ever before:...
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Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - 1996 - 813 pagine
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Holding Up a Mirror: How Civilizations Decline

Anne Glyn-Jones - 1996 - 652 pagine
...translation from the original Latin put it; in short, where the proper end of knowledge should be to provide 'a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of Man's estate' -60 Absorbed in the Renaissance confidence in 'man's universal skill in the arts and sciences', Bacon...
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Religion and the Variety of Culture: A Study in Origin and Practice

Lamin O. Sanneh - 1996 - 87 pagine
...by the idea of a purposeful creation and our moral stewardship for it. True knowledge, he says, is a "rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He continues, "Let no man... think or maintain that a man can search too far or be too well studied...
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Holding Up a Mirror: How Civilizations Decline

Anne Glyn-Jones - 1996 - 652 pagine
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The Myth of the Framework: In Defence of Science and Rationality

Karl Raimund Popper, Karl R. Popper - 1996 - 230 pagine
...my text is from p. 329 of this Appendix. 29 See The Works of Francis Baron, volume III, p. 294: '... for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate'. Cp. also Rawley's introduction 'To the Reader' to New Atlantis (published m 1627): '... a college instituted...
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