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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 Living Age ... - Page 303
1851
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1800
...fair prospect; nor a fort and commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit or sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true that his work contains errors: but they are the errors of the times rather...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...; 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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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...; 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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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop foi 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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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 37-38

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 1808
...itself upon ; nor a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." At the end of ninety-four years of life, with none of the intellectual infirmities of...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale — and not. a rich storebonse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." — ADVAKCE.MENT or LEARKINO, Book I. Lord Bacon erred, you may say that he erred from want of knowledge...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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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The Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true, indeed, that these motives are relatively bad; that they are only temporary;...
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...; 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." Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...; 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." 9 Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the...
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