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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 Living Age ..., Volumen29

1851
...and seldom sincerely to give a true account of these gifts of reason to the benefit and use of men ; as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereupon...searching and restless spirit ; or a terrace for a wundering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; or a tower of state for a proud...
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The English Language Volume 2 Essays by Linguistics and Men of Letters 1858-1964

...benefit and use of men: as if there were sought in knowledge a couch, whereupon to rest a searching or 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...
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Life in the English Country House: A Social and Architectural History

Mark Girouard - 1978 - 344 páginas
...spirit . . . sometimes to entertain their minds with variety and delight . . . [making of knowledge] a terrace, for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect . . . [and] sometimes for ornament and reputation . . . [using it as] a tower...
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Elizabethan Popular Culture

Leonard R. N. Ashley - 1988 - 316 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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Francis Bacon: History, Politics and Science, 1561-1626

B. H. G. Wormald, Wormald Brian Harvey Goodwin - 1993 - 409 páginas
...followed studies: 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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Knowledge and Postmodernism in Historical Perspective

Joyce Oldham Appleby, Professor of History Joyce Appleby, Elizabeth Covington, Allison Sneider, David Hoyt, Michael Latham - 1996 - 559 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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The Cambridge Companion to Bacon

Markku Peltonen, Peltonen Markku - 1996 - 372 páginas
...primacy in discussions. Too rarely are they disposed to use the gift of reason for the good of all 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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Dilettanten und Wissenschaft: zur Geschichte und Aktualität eines ...

Elisabeth Strauss - 1996 - 217 páginas
...Wissen. wie Bacon befürchtet hatte. als "couch. whereupon to rest a searching and restless spirit: 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 ford or commanding...
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Selected Philosophical Works

Francis Bacon, Rose-Mary Sargent - 1999 - 320 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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Maryland Medical Journal, Volumen48

1905
...gift of reason for the benefit and use of man, as if there were sought in knowledge a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit, or a terrace...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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