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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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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 4

1849
...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, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon , or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ;...
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Sharpe's London Magazine of Entertainment and Instruction, for ..., Volume 8

1849
...minds : — " Knowledge is not a eoueh wherenpon to rest a searehing or an anxious spirit, or a terraje for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospeet, or a tower of state for a prond mind to raise itself upon, or a fort ou a eommanding ground...
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The Life and Writings of De Witt Clinton

DeWitt Clinton, William W. Campbell - 1849 - 381 pagina’s
...proud mind to rest itself upon ; or a fort, or commanding ground, for strife and contention; or a ship for profit or sale ; and not a rich store-house for the glory of God and the benefit of man."f Shall we then call on some transcendant genius to dispel the darkness...
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New Elements of Geometry

Seba Smith - 1850 - 200 pagina’s
...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...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."...
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The International Monthly Magazine of Literature, Science, and Art

1851
...there were sought in knowledge a couch whereon 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 ol stale for a proud min-Л to raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit,- or a terrasse om the capacity of the mind, but may be referred to the impediments, as of Ħora tower of state, fur a proud mind to raise itself upon,- or a fort or commanding ground, for strife...
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Notes and Queries

1892
...the more eminent workers make some fragment of a fragment their own. Knowledge во gained is not *' a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon." PROF. SEEAT thought — I suppose, until I un deceived him— that every one knew that Pernel was a...
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A Flora of Leicestershire: Comprising the Flowering Plants, and the Ferns ...

Mary Kirby - 1850 - 183 pagina’s
...and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich...
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A Flora of Leicestershire. ... By M. Kirby. With Notes by Her Sister [S ...

Mary Kirby - 1850 - 12 pagina’s
...and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...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,...contention ; or a shop for profit or sale — and not a rieh storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief-of men's estate." — ADVANCEMENT or LEARNING,...
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