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" ... 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; or a fort or commanding ground, for strife... "
Messenger - Página 44
1906
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The Two Books of Francis, Lord Verulam: Of the Proficience and Advancement ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 402 páginas
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon...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...
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American Annals of Education, Volumen4

1829
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason, to the benefit and use of men : as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon...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...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volumen2

1833
...Elements of Physics. HM KNOWLEDGE is not a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volumen16,Tema 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1834
...Advancement of Learning, under Credulity, vol. ii. of this edition, p. 43. of their gift of reason, for the benefit and use of man : — as if there were...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...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1834
...is ever delightful in the apprehensions of some faculty : it fears no man, nor no thing, nor is it were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon to rest...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...
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The Farmer's Magazine

1842
...Knowledge," says Lord Bacon, " is not a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to raise itself upon ; nor a commanding fort for strife...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1835
...followed in the University, — the philosophy of Aristotle ; real knowledge beiug in his view " not a couch whereupon to rest a searching and restless...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...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - 1836 - 299 páginas
...wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and...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...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Robert Aris Willmott - 1836 - 292 páginas
...wit and contradiction ; and most times for lucre and profession ; and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and...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...
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An Introductory Lecture Delivered at the Opening of the Bangor Lyceum: Nov ...

Frederic Henry Hedge - 1836 - 29 páginas
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of their gift of reason to the benefit and use of men; as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon...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...
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