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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 - 1860 - 715 pages
...blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It ii worthy the observing, that there is uo 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 Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...12. n. 1. sequies, 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...slights it ; Honour aspireth to it ; Grief flieth to it ; t Fear pre-occupateth it ; nay we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, Pity (which is...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1861 - 586 pages
...terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates2 and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death...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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Bacon, His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 715 pages
...terrible. It u worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates aud masters the fear of death : and therefore death is...; honour aspireth to it; grief flieth to it; fear pre-occupateth it; Nay we read, after Otbo the Emperor had slain himself, pity ( which is the tenderest...
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Observations on the treatment of convicts in Ireland, with some remarks on ...

Ireland. [Appendix. - Miscellaneous.], Four Visiting Justices of the West Riding Prison at Wakefield - 1862 - 146 pages
...bear in mind, with reference to criminal treatment, Lord Bacon's often-cited paradox, 'there ' is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it ' mates and masters the fear of death,' and therefore greatly, a fortiori, masters any lesser fear. The whole history of mankind, every day's experience,...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His Occasional Works ...

Francis Bacon - 1862
...motions. And next to that is," ete.— vii. p. 100. 1 " 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. . . . Revenge triumphs over death ; Love slights it ; Honour aspireth to it," ete. — Essay on Death,...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 9

Francis Bacon - 1862
...motions. And next to that is," ete.—vii. p. 100. 1 " 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. . . . Revenge triumphs over death; Love slights it; Honour aspireth to it," ete.—Essny on Death,...
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The Letters and the Life of Francis Bacon Including All His Occasional Works ...

Francis Bacon - 1862
...motions. And next to that is," etc. — vii. p. 100. 1 " 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. . . . Revenge triumphs over death ; Love slights it ; Honour aspireth to it," etc. — Essay on Death,...
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Dreamthorp: A Book of Essays Written in the Country

Alexander Smith - 1863 - 296 pages
...observing, that there is no passion in the minde of man so weake but it mates and masters the feare of death; and therefore death is no such terrible...when a man hath so many attendants about him that can winne the combat of him. Revenge triumphs over death, love subjects it, honour aspireth to it, grief...
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 12

1863
...our infant Redeemer is laid. HEBZE. FEAR OF DEATH. — 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 ; <md therefore death is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants about him that...
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