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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 Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - 1839 - 324 pagine
...knowledge a couch to rest a searching spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale : and not a rich storehouse...of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.— Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture are, in barbarity,...
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - 1839 - 324 pagine
...knowledge a couch to rest a searching spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse...the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.—Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture are,...
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The Pocket Lacon: Comprising Nearly One Thousand Extracts from the ..., Volume 1

John Taylor - 1839
...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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...were sought in knowledge 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 contemplation and action may be...
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The History of Harvard University, Volume 2

Josiah Quincy - 1840 - 612 pagine
...profit; but to give a true account of the gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man, and to erect a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." After the lapse of two centuries, it may be asserted with truth, that the noble purposes of the clergy...
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The History of Harvard University, Volume 2

Josiah Quincy - 1840 - 612 pagine
...profit ; but to give a true account of the gift of reason, to the benefit and use of man, and to erect a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." After the lapse of two centuries, it may be asserted with truth, that the noble purposes of the clergy...
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The Choice, Or, Lines on the Beatitudes

James Bush - 1841 - 102 pagine
...searching and restless spirit; or a terrass for a wandering and variable mind, to walk up and down with i a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." — Advancement of Learning, Works, vol. ii., p. 433, edit. 1730, fol. L. 3. " Saith Nature." Some...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 1

1841
...nor a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect,'" but " a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." But from the time of Bacon downwards, we find a general disposition among physical philosophers to...
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 1

J. Fletcher - 1842
...assembled in his name. Church bell.— Toll ! toll! toll! Professor. — I will go. Goes. END OF KNOWLEDGE. Men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge,...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge. — BACON. SUNDAY SCHOOL SONGS. NO....
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The Independent magazine (ed. by J. Fletcher)., Volume 2

J. Fletcher - 1843
...himself 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." Men possessed of superior natural or acquired powers, should be intellectual as well as spiritual almoners...
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