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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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The North American Review, Volumen79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1854
...correctly anticipated. Certainly it is a general truth, as safe to reason from as any other, that " men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark " ; and yet it is so far from being universally true, as Lord Bacon remarks, " that there is no passion in...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1856 - 360 páginas
...being foretold, that, when "Christ cometh," he shall not "find faith upon the earth."1 H.— OF DEATH.2 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's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...the sovereign good of human nature.' ESSAY II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is...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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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...and home. WORDSWORTH. XL. THE HOUR OF DEATH. " MEN fear death as children fear to go into the durk ; and as that natural fear in children is increased...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. * * * He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1857 - 550 páginas
...also Cautionsfor the Times, No. xiii. ESSAY II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is...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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Bentley's Miscellany, Volumen41

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1857
...and put an end to the harrowing controversy. Men fear death, says Bacon, 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 ; hut the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." " The ancients," says Julius Hare, "...
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The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical, Volumen29

Alexander Chalmers - 1856
...equally well in the case of chilblains ? "I am, &c., " ANTIQTJARITJS." No. 87. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1780. Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark...children is increased with tales, so is the other. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of superstition, which, in all nations, in all ages, and in all...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...It appears to me that Lord Bacon may have ufed Florio's verfion. 7 Luke xviii. 8. ii. Of Death. JEN fear Death as Children fear to go in the Dark : and as that Natural Fear in Children is encreafed with Tales, fo is the other. Certainly, the Contemplation of Death, as the Wages of Sin and...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volumen6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...; it being foretold, that when Christ cometh, he shall not find faith upon the earth. II. OP 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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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - 1858 - 588 páginas
...Simulation.' ESSAY II. OF DEATH. "1 TEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and _LT-1- as that natural fear in children is increased with...of sin, and passage to another world, is holy and religions ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations...
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