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" ... 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 state, for a proud mind to raise itself upon... "
The Elocutionary Reader; Or, Rhetorical Class Book - Page 59
by Hugh Gawthrop - 1847 - 12 lehte
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1800
...(to use the grand language of Bacon) " not a couch whereon to rest a searching spirit, nor a terrass for a wandering and variable mind, to walk up and down with a fair prospect; nor a fort and commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit or sale, but a rich...
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The Theological, Philosophical and Miscellaneous Works of the Rev. William ...

William Jones - 1801
...error. If there are any philosophers so void of understanding as to regard the science of nature only as a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; and to esteem themselves as licentiates in incredulity, because * If the reader desires to have a...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the ..., 2. köide

George Burnett - 1807
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., 2. köide

George Burnett - 1807
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1807
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest si searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop foi profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., 37–38. köide

American Philosophical Society - 1808
...spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering or variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit and sale, but a...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death

Basil Montagu - 1809 - 315 lehte
...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...prospect : or a tower of state for a proud mind to raise ilaelf upon : or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention : or a shop for profit and sale...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - 1813
...were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; or a terras, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down...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 action may be...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, 1. köide

Basil Montagu - 1816
...sought in knowledge a conch, whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit: or a terrace for * wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with...ground for strife and contention : or a shop for profit and sale : and not a rich, itore-house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."...
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Blackwood's Magazine, 69. köide

1851
...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...down, with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for ft prond mind to raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a...
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