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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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An Inquiry Into the History of Opinion Concerning Death, and the Mental ...

William Johnson Fox - 1838 - 59 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...; 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 Lord Bacon: With an Introductory Essay, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1838 - 832 pages
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no wns and garlands personal ; the style of emperor, which the great kings aspircth to it; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it j nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had...
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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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Thoughts on the Death Penalty

Charles Calistus Burleigh - 1845 - 144 pages
...for five hundred dollars less than he had once been offered for it. Lord Bacon, that " there is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death," each reader must determine for himself. But none can fail to see that they have a most important bearing...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 3

1846
...of Law and Philosophy. (Essays Civil and Moral, 11.) " 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 flyeth to it. Fear preoccupateth it." The question, however, is not concerning the more or less degree...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...Macks, 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...attendants about him that can win the combat of him. Uevenge triumphs over death ; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flid h to it ; fear pre-occupateth...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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...man hath so many attendants about him that can win the^combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death ; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flieth...
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The Law Review and Quarterly Journal of British and Foreign ..., Volume 3

1846
...principles of Law and Philosophy. (Essays Civil and Moral, 11.) " It u worthy the observing that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and...man hath so many attendants about him that can win th« combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death. Love slights it. Honour aspireth to it. Grief flyeth...
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The North American Review, Volume 62

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1846
...will he give for his life." The aphorism of Bacon is more worthy of consideration : — " There is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death." V" No ; the murderer is neither effectually deterred, nor adequately punished. The punishment falls...
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The North American Review, Volume 62

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1846
...will he give for his life. " The aphorism of Bacon is more worthy of consideration : — " There is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death." No ; the murderer is neither effectually deterred, nor adequately punished. The punishment falls upon...
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