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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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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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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 New Oxford Book of English Prose

John Gross - 1998 - 1012 pagine
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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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The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

Daniel Joseph Boorstin - 1998 - 298 pagine
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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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