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A Flora of Leicestershire - Page 35
by Mary Kirby - 1850 - 183 pages
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Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society

Electronic journals - 1808
...distant thoughts which men of common stature never saw. With him " Knowledge was not a couch whereon to rest a searching and restless spirit ; nor a terrace for a wandering or variable mind to walk up and down with a fair prospect ; nor a tower of state for a proud mind to...
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The opinions of different authors upon the punishment of death

Basil Montagu - Capital punishment - 1809 - 315 pages
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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 ilaelf upon : or a fort or commanding...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 69

1851
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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 ft prond mind to raise itself upon; or a fort or commanding...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 13

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1818
...if there were sought in knowledge, a couch, whereupon to ease a restless and searching spirit i or a terrace for a wandering and variable mind to walk up and down in, at liberty unrestrained ; or some lofty tower of state, from which a proud and ambitious mind may have...
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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
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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...
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The Retrospective Review

Henry Southern - Books - 1821
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1821
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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...
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Essay on Instinct, and Its Physical and Moral Relations

Thomas Hancock - Instinct - 1824 - 551 pages
..." as if there was sought iii knowledge a couch whereon 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1824
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - 1834
...as if there were sought in knowledge 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...
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