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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 Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Markku Peltonen, Peltonen Markku - Philosophy - 1996 - 372 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. (Ill, 294) Contemplation and action, knowing and intervening must be conjoined more than...
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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby, Professor of History Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, Allison Sneider, David Hoyt, Michael Latham - Philosophy - 1996 - 559 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 as both heaven and earth do conspire and contribute to the use and benefit of...
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Religion and the Variety of Culture: A Study in Origin and Practice

Lamin O. Sanneh - Religion - 1996 - 87 pages
...by the idea of a purposeful creation and our moral stewardship for it. True knowledge, he says, is a "rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He continues, "Let no man... think or maintain that a man can search too far or be too...
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The Uses of Literacy

Richard Hoggart - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1957 - 320 pages
...or a fort or com-manding 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 con-templation and...
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Francis Bacon

Perez Zagorin - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 286 pages
...reputation, or for victory in argument, or for wealth, he declared that its true purpose was to provide a "rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." What would most exalt and dignify knowledge, he considered, would be the closer unification...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...content to begin with doubts, he shall end in certainties. 676 The Advancement of Learning [Knowledge isl 0 man's estate. 677 The Advancement of Learning Antiquities are history defaced, or some remnants of...
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Maryland Medical Journal, Volume 48

1905
...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." The Athenian youth was taught that his duty and the object of his training and education...
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Selected Philosophical Works

Francis Bacon, Rose-Mary Sargent - Philosophy - 1999 - 320 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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"Vestiges" and the Debate Before Darwin, Volume 1

John M. Lynch - Philosophy - 2000 - 2217 pages
...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.'* ! [David Brewster] Review of Vestiges (4th ed.) North British Review, vol. 3 (August...
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Seeking Understanding: The Stob Lectures, 1986-1998

Calvin College - Philosophy - 2001 - 550 pages
...creation. But the greatest etror had been in misraking the ultimate end of knowledge: it should be a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of the human condition. On the one hand, the dignity of knowledge rests first in its archetype, for in...
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