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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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The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer, Volumes 3-4

1852
...commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale, •^ not [instead of?] a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. —The words in italics represent the changes rendered necessary by the suggested variation...
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Foliorum Centuriae: Selections for Translation Into Latin and Greek Prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852 - 360 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. Bacon, XXI. lUng ©jjarles'ji liclimi. IF human force and preparation could have determined...
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Discourses on Various Subjects: Read Before Literary and Philosophical Societies

Samuel Bailey - 1852 - 276 pages
...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." This passage, splendid in its imagery rather than precise in its purport, appears to...
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The two books of Francis Bacon: of the proficience and advancement of ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1852
...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 • Cic. De Nat. Dtur. 1. viii. 18. 36 Lastly, blindness...
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The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors

Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
...itself upon ; or a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale : but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord Bacon. KNOWLEDGE. — The wise carry their knowledge, as they do their watches,...
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New Outlook, Volume 6

1953 - 17 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch where-upon to rest a searching and restless spirit * * * and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. — Sir Francis Bacon, in "The Advancement of Learning." BE AN AMBASSADOR OF Good Will...
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Education and Society in Tudor England

Joan Simon - 1966 - 451 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...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - 1988 - 316 pages
...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. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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Higher Education as a Moral Enterprise

Edward LeRoy Long Jr. - 1992 - 240 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...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 409 pages
...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...
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