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" MEN fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and passage to another world, is holy and religious ; but the... "
The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ... - Page 4
by Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Death,' had appeared in the edition of 1612. We will give the greater part of it : — Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark ; and...of death as the wages of sin and passage to another wgrld, is holy and religious; but the fear of it as a tribute due unto nature is weak. Yet in religious...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Death,' had appeared in the edition of 1612. We will give the greater part of it : — Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark ; and...natural fear in children is increased with tales, s0 is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death as the wages of sin and passage to another world,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...contemplation of death as the wages i* sin and passage to another world, is holy and religious; tra! the fear of it as a tribute due unto nature is weak. Vet in religious meditations there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition. You shall read...
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The Book of Symbols: A Series of Seventy-five Short Essays on Morals ...

Robert Mushet - 1847 - 506 pages
...belief and reliance on these sources of hope. " The contemplation of death," says a great philosopher, " as the wages of sin, and passage to another world,...fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." 5. When we believe, or rather if we do believe, that death will be followed by life, — mortality...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...being foretold, that when Christ cometh " he shall not find faith upon the earth." . II. OF DEATH. Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark : and...meditations, there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition. You shall read in some of the friars' books of mortification, that a man should think...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...shall not " find'iaitli'uponthe earth.' II. OF DEATH. X MEN fear death, as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is...and passage to another world, is holy and religious ; bnt the fear of it, as a tribute due unto na* See note A, at the end of Ibe Essays. ч / ture, is...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

Thomas Cooper - 1850
...another's virtue, will seek to come at even hand, by dopressii ig another's fortune. DEATH. — Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark ; and...children is increased with tales, so is the other. SIUKSPERE'S BIIITII-DAY,— IN ТПЕ FUTURE. The young spring morn breaks brightly on a scene Of festival...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for Truth ...

1850 - 476 pages
...even hand, by depressing another's fortune. DEATH. — Men fear death, as children fear to go in tho dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. SHAKSPERE'S BIRTH-DAY,— IN THE FUTURE. The young spring morn breaks brightly on a scene Of festival...
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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...death a passage to a better life: his hand has unlocked the gates of everlasting bliss. — Wasse. MEN fear death, as children fear to go in the dark: and...weak. Yet in religious meditations there is sometimes a mixture of vanity and of superstition. You shall read in some of the friars' books of mortification,...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...of heaven and home. WORDSWORTH. XL. THE HOUR OF DEATH. " MEN few death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is...fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. * * * He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who, for the time,...
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