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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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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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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - 1846 - 451 pagine
...upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit and sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." BALARD discovered Bromine. BALDWIN made several experiments upon phosphorescent substances. BANKS,...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths (Professor of Chemistry.) - 1846 - 495 pagine
...upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of The Creator and the relief of man's estate." BALARD discovered Bromine. BALDWIN made several experiments upon phosphorescent substances. BANKS,...
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The Christian Treasury, Volume 1

1846
...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. — Jlacon. WIT is brushwood — Judgment is timber. The first makes the brightest flume; but the other...
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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - 1847 - 12 pagine
...as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit, — a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk...glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. " It is the presence or absence of this last consideration which gives its real character to intellectual...
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