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" It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature; for take an example of a dog, and mark what a generosity and courage he will put on when he finds himself maintained by a man; who to him is instead of a God, or melior nature; which courage... "
The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ... - Page 54
by Francis Bacon - 1825
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising human nature : for take an example of a dog, and mark...by a man, who to him is instead of a god, or melior nalura: which courage is manifestly such, as that creature, without lhat confidence of a better nature...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising human nature; for take an example of a dog, and mark...a man, who to him is instead of a God, or " melior naturfi;" which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822
...his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys, likewise, magnanimity, and the raising human nature ; for take an example of a dog, and mark...a man, who to him is instead of a God, or " melior iiatura ;" which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature; for take an example of...maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or f " melior natura:" which courage is manifestly such as that creature, with that confidence of a better...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 2

1833
...kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys, likewise, magnanimity, and the raising of human nature ; for take an example...maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a god, or better nature ; which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence of a better...
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The Young Man's Sunday Book: A Practical Exhibition of Doctrines, Duties ...

1835 - 320 pages
...kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature ; for take an example...a man, who to him is instead of a GOD, or " melior uatura ;" which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature...
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Astronomy and General Physics: Considered with Reference to Natural Theology

William Whewell - 1836 - 381 pages
...capable of attaining. " To deny a God," again says the great philosopher, " destroys magnanimity and the raising of human nature ; for take an example...maintained by a man ; who, to him, is instead of a God, or mclior natura: which courage is manifestly such, as that creature, without that confidence of a better...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...kin to God by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising of human nature : for take an example...courage is manifestly such, as that creature, without confidence of a better nature than his own, could never attain. So man, when he resteth and assureth...
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Selections from Jeremy Taylor [and others] designed to assist in forming the ...

Edward Stanley Bosanquet - 1840
...by his spirit, he is a base and ignoble creature. It destroys likewise magnanimity, and the raising human nature ; for, take an example of a dog, and...on, when he finds himself maintained by a man, who is to him instead of God ; which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence...
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Astronomy and General Physics Considered with Reference to Natural Theology

William Whewell - 1841 - 236 pages
...attaining. " To deny a God," again says the great philosopher, "destroys magnanimity and the rising of numan nature ; for take an example of a dog, and mark what a generosity and a courage he will put on, when he finds himself maintained by a man ; who, to him, is instead of a...
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