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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 English Presbyterian messenger, Volumes 9-10

Presbyterian Church of England - 1857
...mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding for strife and contention ; nor yet a shop for profit and sale ; but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — BACON. The present state of the Jews is a greal proof of Christianity. It is a surprising...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...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 Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - Recitations - 1847 - 12 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. " It is the presence or absence of this last consideration which gives its real character...
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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 2

National Sunday school union - 1849
...raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate. — Lord Bacon. A SIGN OP WEAENESS. A person pointed out a man who had a profusion of...
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The Gospel banner and biblical treasury [ed. by W.J. Dawson]., Volume 1

William John Dawson - 1848
...prospect ; nor a fort and commanding ground, for strife and contention ; nor a shop for self-interest : but a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man." ©bituarg. OCR much beloved sister ELIZABETH POWERS of Nottingham, the wife of brother W. Powers,...
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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848
...; 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." State what particular form of error each of the above metaphors, viz. the couch —...
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General Report on Public Instruction, in the Lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

Bengal (India) - 1848
...; 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." State what particular form of error each of the above metaphors, viz. the couch —...
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The American Whig Review

1849
...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."* And the same ideas run all through his works from the first page to the last. Thus...
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...; 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." — Bacon. LOVE OF IMMORTALITY. " Leaving the vulgar arguments, that by learning man...
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Annual Report on Public Schools in Rhode Island

1849
...reason to the benefit and use of men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., ębe., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man? s estate.'' Such, then, is the use of knowledge. It constitutes a rich store-house, whence we...
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