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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... "
Specimens of English Prose Writers: From the Earliest Times to the Close of ... - Page 332
by George Burnett - 1807
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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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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 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 Private Tutor, Or, Thoughts Upon the Love of Excelling and the Love of ...

Basil Montagu - Learning and scholarship - 1820 - 173 pages
...mind to 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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The Retrospective Review, Volume 3

Books - 1821
...mind to 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 Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty of the style....
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 4

Henry Southern - 1821
...mind to raise itself upon : 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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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 3

1821
...mind to 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 Creator, and the relief of man's estate." 9 Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty of the style....
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The Retrospective Review.., Volume 3

Henry Southern - 1821
...mind to 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 Creator, and the relief of man's estate." Such is the extent of the outline, such the symmetry in the arrangement, such the beauty of the style....
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Essay on instinct, and its physical and moral relations

Thomas Hancock - 1824
...raise itself upon ; or a fort or commanding ground for strife and contention ; or a shop for profit and sale ; and not a rich storehouse for the glory of...the Creator, and the relief of man's estate."* But, as knowledge is thus various, and may be received into minds so variously constituted and affected...
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