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" ... 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 and... "
The Catholic Penny Magazine - Page 260
1884
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New Elements of Geometry

Seba Smith - 1850 - 200 pages
...or a fort or commanding 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." PART SECOND. DEMONSTRATIONS IN GEOMETRY. REMARK. — Before entering upon this part...
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A Discourse on the Studies of the University of Cambridge

Adam Sedgwick - 1850 - 346 pages
...their noblest exaltation ; and now at length subservient to the true purposes of our being, become " a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." Whatever view we take of the inborn faculties of man — whether we regard them as physical,...
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Southern Literary Messenger, Volume 16

1850
...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. But this is that, which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...a fort, or commanding ground, for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit, or sale ; and not ۖ% man's estate." He then weighs the dignity of knowledge " in the balance with other things," and takes...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...sought ;— I think it is thus that he proceeds. . . . 'Knowledge is not a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." • PARSON, (remorsefully.) — " Arc those Lord Bacon's words? I am very sorry I spoke...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...sought ;— I think it is thus that lie proceeds. . . . 'Knowledgeisnot a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." * PARSON, (remorsefully.) — " Arc those Lord Bacon's words? I am very sorry I spoke...
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My Novel: Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - 1851
...sought; — I think it is thus that he proceeds. . . . 'Knowledge is not a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate."* • * "But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the...
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Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women

Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - 1851 - 464 pages
...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." * The true lover of knowledge, then, is not one who is merely seeking " variety or delight"...
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Notes and Narratives of a Six Years' Mission, Principally Among the Dens of ...

R. W. Vanderkiste - 1852 - 352 pages
...a proud mind to raise itself upon — or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention — but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." And the days, dear reader, in which we may do good on earth are numbered : — " Oh...
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Hogg's Instructor, Volumes 9-10

1852
...itself upon, or a fort or commanding ground for 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.' We know no name in the lists of great men, of any age or country, who seems more thoroughly...
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