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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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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to 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. — Advancement of Learning. UNIVERSITIES. As water, whether it be the dew of heaven or the springs...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...or a Terrassefor a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tmver of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ;...storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of mans estate. ADVANTAGES Of LSARNINO . . 53 / kavt no purpose to enttr into a laudative of learning,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...raise itself upon ; or a fort or 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." It was not likely that, with such sentiments he would meet with much sympathy in the university. It...
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The Farmer's Magazine

1842
...itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." 4. Plants and animals — being endowed with life — constitute what is called the organic kingdom...
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The Catholic Penny Magazine, Volumi 1-2

1884
...prospect, nor a foot and commanding ground for strife and contention, nor a shop for self-interest ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man. — -Bacon. Seneca compares lessons to grains of seed. The quality of the fruit depends entirely...
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Works

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 367 pagine
...tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale ; and not...glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate.' HIS LIFE AND WORKS. 117 He then proceeds to weigh the dignity of knowledge in the balance with other...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - 1836 - 292 pagine
...tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife or contention ; or a shop for profit or sale, — and...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false pretenders to learning,...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - 1836 - 299 pagine
...tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife or contention ; or a shop for profit or sale, — and...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false pretenders to learning,...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum: Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1836 - 29 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 store-house 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 Legal Observer, Or, Journal of Jurisprudence, Volume 11

1836
...of aspiring, ' and that they ought to enter their profession, not as a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate ? " The second reason against the separation is, that thereby the Crown would be deprived of its prerogative...
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