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" ... 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 and... "
Pamphlets: Lafayette College - Page 5
1897
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The Monthly Review

1800
...prospect; nor a fort and commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit or sale, but a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true that his work contains errors: but they are the errors of the times rather than of the man...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...; or a fort or 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 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
...; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the 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 ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - English prose literature - 1807
...; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich storehouse for the 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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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society

Electronic journals - 1808
...upon ; nor a sort of commanding ground for strife and contention ; nor a shop for profit and sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." At the end of ninety-four years of life, with none of the intellectual infirmities of age, and without...
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The Opinions of Different Authors Upon the Punishment of Death, Volume 1

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...commanding ground for strife and contention : or a shop for profit and sale : and not a rich store house for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of man's estate." BACON. \ } DR. JOHNSON. PUBLISHED IN THE YEAR 1751. • Audi Zfulla unjuam dt tnorte haminis cunctotio...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...sought ; — I think it is thus that he proceeds. . . . 'Knowledgeisnot a shop for profit or sale, but a rich storehouse for the glory of the Creator, and the relief of men's estate." * PARSON, (remorsefully.) — " Are those Lord Bacon's words? I am very sorry I spoke...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...or a fort or commanding ground, for strife and contention ; or a shop, for profit, or sale ; and not a rich storehouse, for the 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 Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...upon; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention; or a shop for profit or sale; and not a rich store-house for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." It is true, indeed, that these motives are relatively bad; that they are only temporary; that they...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 4

Books - 1821
...: or a fort or commanding ground, for strife or contention : or a shop, for profit or sale, and not a rich storehouse, for the glory of the Creator and the relief of man's estate." He saw the true nature of the love of excelling, that it is only a temporary motive, and that it has...
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