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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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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...death terrihle. It is worthy the ohserving, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak hut it mates and masters the fear of death : and therefore death is no such terrihle enemy, when a man hath so many attendants ahout him that can win the^comhat of him. Revenge...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848 - 455 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...; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief fiieth to it ; fear pre-occupateth it : nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - 1849 - 132 pages
...show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so wsak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and,...enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him thai can win the combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death; love slights it; honour aspireth to it;...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthj the observing, that there is no of experience ; the one sort keeping dangers afar...then trust to the agil ity.of their wit to ward off ; lovle slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it; fear pre-oecupateth it : nay, we read,...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible, /sit is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and...terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants "I about him, that can win the combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death ; love slights it ; honour...
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Kritische Zeitschrift für Rechtswissenschaft und Gesetzgebung des ..., Volume 22

1850
...die schöne Stelle aus Lord Bacon's Essays : It is worthy the obsercing , that there is no pas~ sion in the mind of man so weak , but it mates and masters the fear of death; and therefore death is no lerrible enemy, tchen a man has so many attendants about him, that can win the combat o/ him. Revenge...
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The Eclectic Review

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1850
...person as any of Sir George Grey's present advisers ; hear what he says on the matter — * There is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death ;' and if this be so — if the weakest passion is stronger than the dread of death, how can it be supposed...
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The Last Enemy: Conquering and Conquered

George Burgess - 1850 - 326 pages
...Seneca, " but even the fastidious can wish to die." Lord Bacon makes the remark, that « there is no passion in the mind of man, so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death." " Revenge triumphs over death : love slights it : honour aspires to it : grief flies to it : fear preoccupates...
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The Last Enemy: Conquering and Conquered

George Burgess - 1850 - 326 pages
...Seneca, " but even the fastidious can wish to die." Lord Bacon makes the remark, that " there is no passion in the mind of man, so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death." "Revenge triumphs over death: love slights it: honour aspires to it: grief flies to it: fear preoccupates...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with notes by A. Spiers

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1851
...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 preoccupateth * it, nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity...
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