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" For men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon a natural curiosity and inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Alban, and Lord ... - Page 39
by Francis Bacon - 1826
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The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book

Hugh Gawthrop - 1847 - 184 pages
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for 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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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 85

1847
...enable them * to victory of wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre ' and profession ; — but seldom sincerely to give a true account of * their...were sought in knowledge, a couch whereupon to rest a search' ing and restless spirit ; or a terras for a wandering and variab'e ' mind to walk up and down...
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The Literary Emporium, Volumes 1-2

1847 - 434 pages
...inquisitive appetite ; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to givs a true account of their gift of reason for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate...
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General Report on Public Instruction, in the Lower Provinces of the Bengal ...

Bengal (India) - 1848 - 520 pages
...of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; and specifying particular forms of that error, says — " 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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Scholarship examinations of 1846/47 (-1853/54).

Bengal council of educ - 1848 - 396 pages
...of the last or farthest end of knowledge ; and specifying particular forms of that error, says— " 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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The Bible class magazine [ed. by C.H. Bateman]., Volume 2

National Sunday school union - 1849 - 348 pages
...fellow-creature, I would shut him alone in a dark room without employment. ENOWLEDGE. Knowledge 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 state...
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British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review: Or, Quarterly ..., Volume 4

1849
...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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The American Whig Review, Volume 9

George Hooker Colton, James Davenport Whelpley - 1849 - 736 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 terrasse for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of...
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The American Whig Review

1849 - 1442 pages
...inquisitive appetite; sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight ; sometimes for ornament and reputation ; and sometimes to enable them to victory...benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowiedge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terrasse for a wandering...
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Annual Report on Public Schools in Rhode Island

1849
...knowledge ; for men have entered into a desire of learning and knowledge, sometimes upon, &c., .... seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift...men, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch. &c., «be., and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man? s estate.''...
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