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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, or... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England
door Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
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Progress of Science in the Century

John Arthur Thomson - 1903 - 536 pagina’s
...thankful — we must be scientific when we propose so to be. " Science," Bacon said, " is not a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect." What we mean by saying that we need not be always scientific is simply that the scientific mood is...
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The Advancement of Learning, Book I, Boek 1

Francis Bacon - 1904 - 145 pagina’s
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a search25 ing and restless spirit ; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale ; and not a rich storeso house, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. But this is that which...
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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...mysteries of God. Knowledge is not a couch, whereupn to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. But this is that...
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The Record of the Celebration of the Two Hundredth Anniversary of ..., Volume 1

American Philosophical Society. Library, American Philosophical Society - 1906 - 321 pagina’s
...With him, " Knowledge was not a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; or a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit and sale; but a rich storehouse...
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A Student's History of Philosophy

Arthur Kenyon Rogers - 1907 - 511 pagina’s
...men. As if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a restless spirit; or a tarasse for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale ; and not a rich...
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Report, Nummer 75

Perkins School for the Blind - 1907
...learning and knowledge " not as a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; nor.a fort or commanding ground for strife...
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Michael Anagnos, 1837-1906

Franklin Benjamin Sanborn - 1907 - 155 pagina’s
...spirit; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon; nor a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; nor a shop for profit and sale; but a rich...
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Complete Works of Rev. Thomas Smyth, D. D.

Thomas Smyth - 1908
...further success than opening the eyes of many." — Home &- Foreign Misi. Record of the Free Church. variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect...strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit or sale : but a rich storehouse, for the glory of the creator, and the relief of man's estate."* Religion,...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pagina’s
...Knowledge is not a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering vidual meannesses for the public good.— Lincoln. The great difference Iwtween npou ; or a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; but...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pagina’s
...a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wandering mind to wnlk te not the Pierian spring ; there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sober sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale : but a rich storehouse...
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