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" It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win the combat of him. Revenge... "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 18
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...about him that can win the combat of him. Revenge trinmphs over death ; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it ; fear pre-occupieth...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - 1822 - 208 pages
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...death; love slights it; honour aspireth to it; grief fiieth to it; fear preoccupieth it ; nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity (which...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - 1824
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...it; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it: nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity, which is the tenderest...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it ; honour * See note A at the end. aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it: nay, we read,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honour * See note A at the end. aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it: nay, we read,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it ; honour * See note A at the end. aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it: nay, we read,...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...it; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it; nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity (which is the tenderest...
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Systematic Morality: Or, A Treatise on the Theory and Practice of ..., Volume 1

William Jevons - 1827
...Fall of the Roman Empire. Ch. xvi. " It is worthy of observing," says Lord Bacon, "that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flietlt to it ; fear preoccupieth it." &c. Bacons Essays. Essay ii. NOTE U. p. 179. " I have hitherto,"...
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Moral, Economical, and Political Essays

Francis Bacon - 1833 - 216 pages
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...about him that can win the combat of him. Revenge triumph* over death; love slights it; honour aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it ; fear preoccupieth...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it ; nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity, which is the tenderest...
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