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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... "
A Practical System of Rhetoric, Or, The Principles and Rules of Style ... - Page 288
by Samuel Phillips Newman - 1842 - 311 pages
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 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 ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...raise itself upon ; 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...knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been; a conjunction like unto that of the...
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Specimens of English prose-writers, from the earliest times to the ..., Volume 2

George Burnett - 1807
...raise itself upon ; 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...knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been ; a conjunction like unto that of the...
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Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ...

George Burnett - Authors, English - 1807
...raise itself upon ; 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...knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been; a conjunction like unto that of the...
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at ..., Volumes 37-38

American Philosophical Society - Learned institutions and societies - 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

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 Magazine, Volume 90

England - 1861
...once be seen how far the prophesy falls short of its actual f ulfilment : " But this," says Bacon, " is that which will indeed dignify and exalt knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been : a conjunction like unto that of the...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 69

England - 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
...itself upon ; 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...knowledge, if contemplation and action may be more nearly and straitly conjoined and united together than they have been; a conjunction like unto that of the...
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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
...raise itself 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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