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The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 39
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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Character of Lord Bacon: His Life and Work ...

Thomas Martin - 1835 - 392 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a tarrasse, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1835 - 540 pages
...followed in the University, — the philosophy of Aristotle ; real knowledge beiug in his view " not a couch 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...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum, Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1836 - 42 pages
...inquisitive appetite, sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight, sometimes for ornament and reputation, and sometimes to enable them to victory...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...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - 1836 - 322 pages
...appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for * MUton. ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of man, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit,...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - 1836 - 312 pages
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of man, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch 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...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1837 - 722 pages
...could be conveyed by means of the columns of a newspaper : — " Knowledge," said Lord Bacon, "is not a couch 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...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to enter-tain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory...men; as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit; or a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk...
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A Practical System of Rhetoric; or the principles and rules of style ...

Samuel Phillips Newman - 1837 - 334 pages
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...men ; as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, where to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace, tor a wandering and variable mind to...
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Essays and Selections

Basil Montagu - 1837 - 382 pages
...our minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; sometimes to enable us to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times...profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of our gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man : — as if there were sought in knowledge a couch...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay ...

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 896 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight; sometimes for ornament and reputation; and sometimes to enable them to victory...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...
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