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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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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 28

1871
...raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding 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." J This error of learning was not peculiar to the age of Bacon. No one who watches the drift of opinion...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 8

1851
...upon; or a fort or commanding ground for 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. THE THRONE OF GRACE. If yon are a Christian, the throne of grace is yours. Your Father...
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An Exposition of Vulgar and Common Errors Adapted to the Year of Grace MDCCCXLV

Caroline Frances Cornwallis - 1845 - 132 pagine
...enable them to victory of wit and contradiction; and most times for lucre and profession; and seldom to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...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 a worldly...
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A System of English Grammar

Charles Walker Connon - 1845 - 168 pagine
...most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of the gift of their reason to the benefit and use of men ; as if there...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 and the...
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So Much of the Diary of Lady Willoughby, as Relates to Her Domestic History ...

Basil Montagu, Hannah Mary Rathbone - 1845 - 242 pagine
...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...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." " For our undertaking, we judge it of such a nature, that it were highly unworthy to pollute it with...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 6

1845
...— or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention — or a shop for profit or sale — hut a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." * Lord Bacon — Connected with this pnrt of the article, we earuestlv recommend to our readers, a...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...certainties 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 this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory of wit and contradiction; aud most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely...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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Small Books on Great Subjects, Volume 2

1846
...enable them to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom to give a true account of their gift of reason, to...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 a worldly...
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Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages

Materials - 1846
...raise itself upon, or a fort or commanding 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. — Lord Bacon. CCLVII. The Middle and Lower Classes. — The middle and lower ranks, too numerous...
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