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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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My Novel: Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English fiction - 1851
...vulgarly sought; — I think it is thus that he proceeds. . . . 'Knowledge is not a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate."* • * "But the greatest error of all the rest is the mistaking or misplacing of the last or farthest...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

Scotland - 1851
...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 men's estate/' — ADVANCEMENT OF LEAKMHQ, Book I. Xovel ; or, Varieties in English Life. — Part VIH. [April, 442...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

England - 1851
...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 men's estate." — ADVANCEMENT or LURMSO, Book I. Lord Bacon erred, yon may say that he erred from want of knowledge...
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Thoughts on Self-culture, Addressed to Women

Maria Georgina Shirreff Grey, Emily Anne Eliza Shirreff - Electronic book - 1851 - 464 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." * The true lover of knowledge, then, is not one who is merely seeking " variety or delight"...
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My Novel, Or, Varieties in English Life, Volume 1

Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton - English fiction - 1852 - 558 pages
...a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate.' "* I06 I07 PAESOS (remorsefully). — '' Are those Lord Bacon's words? I am very sorry I spoke so uncharitably of his lile. I must examine it again. I may find excuses for it now, that I could not when I first formed...
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New Outlook, Volume 6

New Thought - 1953 - 17 pages
...there were sought in knowledge a couch where-upon to rest a searching and restless spirit * * * and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate. — Sir Francis Bacon, in "The Advancement of Learning." BE AN AMBASSADOR OF Good Will...
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Education and Society in Tudor England

Joan Simon - Education - 1966 - 451 pages
...true account of their gift of reason for the benefit and use of men'; they fail to see knowledge as 'a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate'. Yet it is this, Bacon insists, that will in fact dignify and exalt knowledge, 'if contemplation...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - History - 1988 - 316 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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Higher Education as a Moral Enterprise

Edward LeRoy Long Jr. - Religion - 1992 - 240 pages
...value of philosophy for affairs of state, as well as Bacon's belief that knowledge is best used "as a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate," have been utilized on the premise that the educational institution trains individuals...
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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - History - 1993 - 409 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.27 Sloth, vain-glory, envy, pride, greed - it is failings like these which Bacon describes...
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