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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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Beyond Sociology's Tower of Babel: Reconstructing the Scientific Method

Bernard S. Phillips - Social Science - 2001 - 245 pages
...upon; 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. (quoted in Dewey [1920] 1948:57-58) If biological evolution has given the human being...
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Curiosities and Texts: The Culture of Collecting in Early Modern England

Marjorie Swann - History - 2001 - 280 pages
...to secure "a tower of state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon," instead of striving to fashion "a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate."49 Before his political career took off, Bacon claimed that he sought royal preferment...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 813 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.0 But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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1000 Brilliant Achievement Quotes: Advice from the World's Wisest

2004 - 206 pages
...are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause frustrates the effect." Francis Bacon "Knowledge is a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." Francis Bacon "Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the...
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Apostle to the Wilderness: Bishop John Medley and the Evolution of the ...

Barry L. Craig - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 246 pages
...searching and restless spirit." Instead knowledge should be directed toward two proper ends: "[to be] a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." In regard to the knowledge of God, reason is not to speculate about it; that knowledge...
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Faith Schools: Consensus Or Conflict?

Roy Gardner, Denis Lawton, Jo Cairns - Education - 2005 - 267 pages
...too far from the reference given in Wrigley (ibid.: 6) quoting Francis Bacon, who saw knowledge as 'a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate'. At its best a school mission can articulate, for those both in and outside the school,...
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The Cabinet of Eros: Renaissance Mythological Painting and the Studiolo of ...

Stephen John Campbell, Stephen L. Campbell - Art - 2004 - 402 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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