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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 Asylum Journal of Mental Science, Volume 3

1857
...sovereign good of human nature. 2. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind so weak but it mates * and masters the fear of death...•it; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it ; fear preoccupateth f it. (Essay II. of Death.) Of all the instances that can be given of recklessness of...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...hath so many attendants about him that can win the 1 Essats, 11. 18. Compare Plutarch, Lysand. c. 0 : A 7&j> tfxif *ap<ucpovi/uvot, T&V iAr .>),,;.,....
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 pages
...complete anything, to learn anything thoroughly, or to reform oneself.' ANNOTATIONS. ' There is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death.' Of all the instances that can be given of recklessness of life, there is none that comes near that...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...mates and mafters the Fear of Death : and therefore Death is no fuch terrible Enemy when a man hath fo many Attendants about him, that can win the Combat of him. Revenge triumphs over Death ; Love flights it ; Honour afpireth to it ; Grief flieth to it ; Fear pre-occupateth it : nay, we read, after...
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Vacation Thoughts on Capital Punishments

Charles Phillips - 1857 - 99 pages
...! So true it is, as the great Bacon tells us, that " death is no such terrible enemy, when man has so many attendants about him, that can win the combat of him. Revenge triumphs over it, love slights it, honour aspireth to it, grief flieth to it, fear preoccupieth it." Death on the...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...hath so many attendants about him that can win the 1 Essais, II. 18. Compare Plutarch, Lysand. с. Я : i yp рку тгаракроиб/fvos, тЪч...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...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...hath so many attendants about him that can win the i Essais, IL 18. Compare Flutareb, Lysand. c. fi : t yap Spusf vapaKpovfoet/os, T&y juet/ s^Bpbv 6po\ayci...
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A Memoir of Adelaide Leaper Newton

Rev. John Baille - 1858 - 364 pages
..."April 14. Received fourth proof-sheet, to chap. iii. 1." Lord Bacon has remarked that " there is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death. Revenge trinmphs over death ; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it ; fear pre-occupieth...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...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...many attendants about him that can win the combat of bun. Bevenge triumphs over death ; love slights it; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear...
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A Memoir of Adelaide Leaper Newton

John Baillie - 1859 - 364 pages
..."April 14. Received fourth proof-sheet, to chap. iii. 1." Lord Bacon has remarked that " there is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death. Revenge trinmphs over death ; love slights it ; honour aspireth to it ; grief flieth to it ; fear pre-occupioth...
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