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" ... 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; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife... "
Materials for thinking extracted from the works of the learned of all ages - Page 138
by Materials - 1846
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 13

Abraham John Valpy - 1818 - 576 pages
...some lofty tower of state, from which a proud and ambitious mind may have a prospect; or a fort and commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator of all things, and the relief of man's estate."...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 648 pages
...searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state, for a...for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit, or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate....
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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - 1820 - 200 pages
...raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true, indeed, that these motives are relatively bad; that they are only temporary; that they...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 398 pages
...searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect, or a tower of state, for a proud...ground, for strife and contention; or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821 - 398 pages
...searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect, or a tower of state, for a proud...ground, for strife and contention; or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

1821 - 400 pages
...searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect, or a tower of state, for a proud...for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1821 - 402 pages
...a searching and restless spirit; or a terras, fora wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect, or a tower of state, for a proud...ground, for strife and contention; or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

1821 - 408 pages
...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...upon : or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention : or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821 - 408 pages
...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...upon : or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention : or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

1821 - 404 pages
...raise itself upon : or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention : or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He saw the true nature of the love of excelling, that it is only a temporary motive, and that it has...
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