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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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Creational Theology and the History of Physical Science: The Creationist ...

Christopher B. Kaiser - 1997 - 449 pagine
...Francis Bacon, undoubtedly the greatest proponent of this norm, all scientific work should be done 'for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate' ; it is not just a 'shop, for profit or sale'.9 Theologians and ethicists, therefore, should not be...
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The Uses of Literacy

Richard Hoggart - 1957 - 320 pagine
...were sought in know-ledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a tarrasse, 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 con-templation and action may be...
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Francis Bacon

Perez Zagorin - 1999 - 286 pagine
...reputation, or for victory in argument, or for wealth, he declared that its true purpose was to provide a "rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." What would most exalt and dignify knowledge, he considered, would be the closer unification of contemplation...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pagine
...content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. 676 The Advancement of Learning [Knowledge isl 0 677 The Advancement of Learning Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of history which...
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Selected Philosophical Works

Francis Bacon, Rose-Mary Sargent - 1999 - 320 pagine
...augmented. 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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Maryland Medical Journal, Volume 48

1905
...gift of reason for the benefit and use of man, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit, or a terrace...of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." The Athenian youth was taught that his duty and the object of his training and education were the advancement...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 pagine
...end in certainties. The /Mvuiiremenl of ¡¡earning ( 1605) bk. I, ch. 5, sect. 8 9 (Knowledge is] a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. Tilt' Ativiniti'int'iil t>f lA'tirnintt ( ifios) bk. I, ch. 5, sect. 1 1 10 Antiquities are history...
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"Vestiges" and the Debate Before Darwin, Volume 1

John M. Lynch - 2000 - 2217 pagine
...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.'* ! [David Brewster] Review of Vestiges (4th ed.) North British Review, vol. 3 (August 1845), pp. 470-515...
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Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

Bernard S. Phillips - 2001 - 245 pagine
...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, (quoted in Dewey [1920] 1948:57-58) If biological evolution has given the human being the capacity...
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Curiosities and Texts: The Culture of Collecting in Early Modern England

Marjorie Swann - 2001 - 280 pagine
...to secure "a tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon," instead of striving to fashion "a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate."49 Before his political career took off, Bacon claimed that he sought royal preferment "because...
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