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" MEN fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and passage to another world, is holy and religious; but the... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Página 65
por Ancient learning - 1812
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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...being foretoldthat, when "Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon the earth." II.— OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go in the dark...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition....
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The Living Age, Volumen289

1916
...children fear is nearly always conveyed by suggestion. Children are proverbially afraid of darkness — "men fear death as children fear to go in the dark" — and yet few children are afraid of darkness as such. They are afraid because they have been told by foolish...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volumen1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled 'Of Death,' had appeared in the edition of 1612. We will give the greater part of it : — Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark...and religious ; but the fear of it as a tribute due unto nature is weak. Yet in religious meditations there is sometimes mixture of vanity -and of superstition.^...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Death,' had appeared in the edition of 1612. We will give the greater part of it : — Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark...of death as the wages of sin and passage to another wgrld, is holy and religious; but the fear of it as a tribute due unto nature is weak. Yet in religious...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Death,' had appeared in the edition of 1612. We will give the greater part of it : — Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark...natural fear in children is increased with tales, s0 is the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death as the wages of sin and passage to another world,...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...entitled ' Of Death,' had appeared in the edition of 1612. We will give the greater part of it:— Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and s' that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is thf other. Certainly, the contemplation...
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The Book of Symbols: A Series of Seventy-five Short Essays on Morals ...

Robert Mushet - 1847 - 506 páginas
...belief and reliance on these sources of hope. " The contemplation of death," says a great philosopher, " as the wages of sin, and passage to another world,...and religious; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." 5. When we believe, or rather if we do believe, that death will be followed...
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Works

Francis Bacon - 1850
...being foretold, that when Christ cometh " he shall not find faith upon the earth." . II. OF DEATH. al unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations, there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition....
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volumen1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...shall not " find'iaitli'uponthe earth.' II. OF DEATH.» X MEN fear death, as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is...and passage to another world, is holy and religious ; bnt the fear of it, as a tribute due unto na* See note A, at the end of Ibe Essays. ч / ture, is...
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Cooper's Journal: Or, Unfettered Thinker and Plain Speaker for ..., Volumen1

Thomas Cooper - 1850 - 476 páginas
...attain to another's virtue, will seek to come at even hand, by depressing another's fortune. DEATH. — Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark...children is increased with tales, so is the other. SIIAKSPERE'S BIRTH-DAY,— IN THE FUTURE. The young spring rnorn breaks brightly on а scene Of festival...
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