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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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Alternatives to Institutionalization of the Elderly, 1973: Joint Hearings ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare - 1973 - 208 pages
...Tulare and King Counties, California] A Hiding Place tO Die Elizabeth Markson Francis Bacon said, "Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as chat natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other." Much of this fear of death...
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Hearings, Reports and Prints of the Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Labor and Public Welfare - 1974
...Tulare and King Counties, California] A Hiding Place tO Die Elizabeth Markson Francis Bacon said, "Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and...children is increased with tales, so is the other." Much of this fear of death is valuator for survival, but it has also tended to obscure the actual conditions...
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A Critical History of English Literature: Shakespeare to Milton, Volume 2

David Daiches - 1979 - 289 pages
...sentences—memorable and quotable. "What is truth? said jesting Pilate; and would not stay for an answer." "Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and...children is increased with tales so is the other." "Revenge is a kind of wild justice . . ." "He that hath wife and children hath given hostages to fortune."...
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Growing Old in America

Beth B. Hess - 1980 - 599 pages
...the old people in their care. 15 A Hiding Place to Die* Elizabeth Markson Francis Bacon said, "Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and...children is increased with tales, so is the other." Much of this fear of death is valuable for survival, but it has also tended to obscure the actual conditions...
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Ceremony and Civility in English Renaissance Prose

Anne Drury Hall - 2010
..."reconsiderations" often invoke a text with special authority. "Of Death" starts with the superciliousness of, "Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and...children is increased with tales, so is the other"; it ends, however, with, "But above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is Nunc dimittis" (Essays,...
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The Summons of Death on the Medieval and Renaissance English Stage

Phoebe S. Spinrad - 1987 - 334 pages
...as painful as the other." 24 Although contemplation of death may be "holy and religious," he says, "the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak" (8). J. Guillemand's A Combat Betwixt Man and Death, translated from the French by Edward Grimestone...
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Philosophy of Neurological Surgery

Issam A. Awad, AANS Publications Committee - 1995 - 249 pages
...Churchill Livingstone; 1992. CHAPTER 8 The Philosophy of Dying and Death Howard H. Kaufman, MD Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark, and as the natural fear of children is increased with tales, so is the other, — Francis Bacon (1561-1624)...
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The Routledge History of Literature in English: Britain and Ireland

Ronald Carter, John McRae - 1997 - 584 pages
...(Essay 33). Of Death is a good example of how Bacon handles a vast subject in an accessible way: Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark: and,...fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Many of Bacon's essays raise issues fundamental to the era. For example, Of Revenge explores the notion...
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Cambridge Textbook of Accident and Emergency Medicine

David Skinner, David V. Skinner, Andrew Swain, Colin Robertson, J. W. Rodney Peyton - 1997 - 1271 pages
...the deceased patient Management of the relatives Staff support Multiple deaths Organ donation "Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and...children is increased with tales, so is the other." (Francis Bacon, Essays, 1625). INTRODUCTION Death in the accident and emergency (A&E) department is...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...Cunning' Nothing doth more hurt in a state than that cunning men pass for wise. 703 Essays 'Of Death' Men ty; Then all were for the state; The the great man...poor man loved the great; Then lands were fairly 704 Essays 'Of Death' There is no passlon in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the...
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