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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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On the Nature of Things

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1851
...are repeated again, vi. 35. " Men fear death," says Bacon, (Essay ii.) " as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other." ' First, then, I say that the mind, $<:.] Ver. 94. Primum animum dico, mentem quern scepe vocamus,...
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Lucretius On the Nature of Things

Titus Lucretius Carus - 1851 - 496 pages
...are repeated again, vi. 35. " Men fear death," says Bacon, (Essay ii.) " as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other." * First, then, I say that the mind, c'] Ver. 94. Primum animum dico, mentem quern saipe vocamus,...
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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...he shall not " find faith upon the earth. II. OF DEATH.* MEN fear death, as children fear to go into the dark; and as that natural fear in children is...religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto na* See note A, at the end of the Essays. ture, is weak. Yet in religious meditations, there is sometimes...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...call in as well the best acquainted with your body, as the best reputed of for his faculty. DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go in the dark ; and...the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and the passage to another world, is holy and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1852 - 349 pages
...being foretold, that when Chrift cometh, He jhall not find Faith upon the Earth. ii. Of Death. |EN fear Death, as Children fear to go in the Dark. And as that Natural Fear in Children is encreafed with Tales, fo is the other. Certainly, the Contemplation of Death, as the Wages of Sin,...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...being foretold 'that when Christ cometh, he shall not find faith upon the eartfi.6 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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A grammar of the English language

Seacome Ellison - 1854 - 104 pages
...as a king or a queen." TUPPER. " Men fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as thai natural fear in children is increased with tales,...fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." — BACON. THE INTERJECTION. Interjections are followed by the objective case of the pronoun of the...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...being foretold, that when Christ cometh " he shall not find faith upon the earth." H. OF DEATH. Men udes to him talcs, so is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin, and passage to...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 pages
...foretold, that, when "Christ cometh," he shall not "find faith upon the earth."1 H.— OF DEATH.2 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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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...the sovereign good of human nature.' ESSAY II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is...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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