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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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Conversations at Cambridge ...

Robert Aris Willmott - Authors, English - 1836 - 292 pages
...or a fort or commanding ground for strife or 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*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - Authors, English - 1836 - 299 pages
...or a fort or commanding ground for strife or 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*." In the same pure and noble strain, Milton spoke, not of the mercenary crew of false...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837
...upon; or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or 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. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - Fore-edged painting - 1837 - 356 pages
...; 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." Of the strength of the love of knowledge who Love. can doubt? Who can have passed an...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837
...or a fort, or commanding ground for strife or 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. But this is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1838
...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." He then weighs the dignity of knowledge " in the balance with other things," and takes...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 61

English literature - 1838
...or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale ; but rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man.' She agrees with him that physical science, however useful, is but a part, and a small part, of...
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Quarterly Review, Volume 61

English literature - 1838
...or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention, or a shop for profit and sale; but rather a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man.' She agrees with him that physical science, however useful, is but a part, and a small part, of...
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The Church Magazine, Volume 5

Great Britain - 1843
...; 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." We see, then, that the beginning of knowledge, the way of knowledge, and the end of...
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The Wrongs of the Animal World: To which is Subjoined The Speech of Lord ...

David Mushet - Animal welfare - 1839 - 324 pages
...spirit ... a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself .... a shop for profit or sale : and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate.— Lord Bacon. THE subject which now attracts our notice is one where the acts of torture...
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