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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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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847 - 580 pages
...searching and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse, 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 Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - 1847 - 184 pages
...searching and restless spirit, — 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...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 English Presbyterian messenger, Volumes 9-10

Presbyterian Church of England - 1857
...itself upon ; nor a commanding 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. — BACON. The present state of the Jews is a greal proof of Christianity. It is a surprising thing,...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 2

National Sunday school union - 1849 - 346 pages
...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...ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord...
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Education and Society in Tudor England

Joan Simon - 1966 - 472 pages
...true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of men'; they fail to see knowledge as 'a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate'. Yet it is this, Bacon insists, that will in fact dignify and exalt knowledge, 'if contemplation and...
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The Psychology of Marxian Socialism

Hendrik De Man - 524 pages
...psychological root of the socialism of intellectuals. CHAPTER EIGHT THE SOCIALISM OF INTELLECTUALS . for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. FRANCIS BACON I AM well aware that when I now go on to speak of the socialism of intellectuals (after...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - 1988 - 330 pages
...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...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. But...
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Higher Education as a Moral Enterprise

Edward LeRoy Long Jr. - 1992 - 250 pages
...value of philosophy for affairs of state, as well as Bacon's belief that knowledge is best used "as a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate," have been utilized on the premise that the educational institution trains individuals who assume, usually...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - 1993 - 436 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...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.27...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald - 1993 - 436 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 storehouse, for the glory of the creator and the relief of man's estate.27 Sloth, vain-glory, envy, pride, greed it is failings like these which Bacon describes here....
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