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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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Freemasonry Came to America With Captain John Smith in 1607

George V. Tudhope - 1993 - 13 pagine
...evidence favors Francis Bacon as being the father and head of it. Note the words around his portrait: FOR THE GLORY OF THE CREATOR AND THE RELIEF OF MAN'S ESTATE, is quite Masonic. Plate III is another emblematic device which not only connects; Francis Bacon with...
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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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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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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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The Myth of the Framework: In Defence of Science and Rationality

Karl Raimund Popper, Karl R. Popper - 1996 - 229 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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Dilettanten und Wissenschaft: zur Geschichte und Aktualitšt eines ...

Elisabeth Strauss - 1996 - 217 pagine
...ford or commanding ground. for strife and contention: or a shop. for profit. or sale: and not a rieh storehouse. for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate"48. Nicht die Inhalte des Studiums unterscheiden den virtuoso vom Wissenschaftler. sondern seine...
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Collected Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1,Parte 1

Francis Bacon, Robert Leslie Ellis - 1996 - 5216 pagine
...declared with all the weight of his authority and of his eloquence that the true end of knowledge is the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. The spirit of this declaration runs throughout his writings, and we trust has worked for good upon the...
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The Tyranny of Relativism: Culture and Politics in Contemporary English Society

Richard Hoggart - 352 pagine
...wonderful tradition: workers studying by choice in the evenings, only rarely for vocational purposes but for 'the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate', paying very little if anything to do so, warmly supported by the universities, the local educational...
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