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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 Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volumen1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...DEATH.* MEN fear death, as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children in increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly,...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto ui * See note A, at the end of the Esiaj i. tare, is weak. Yet in religious meditations, there...
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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
...bein°j foretold that when Christ cometh, he shall not find f aim v/pon the earth.6 , * II. OF DEATH. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark:...increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly, the contemplatiori•jjfjfcath, as the wages of sin and passage to another worl^C is holy and religious;...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volumen6

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1859
...it necessarily involved violence and suffering. " Certainly," as Bacon says in his essay on death, " the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due nnto nature, is weak." So exaggerated have been the notions of the pain of the last moments of life,...
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The new American cyclopædia, ed. by G. Ripley and C.A. Dana, Volumen6

American cyclopaedia - 1859
...it necessarily involved violence and suffering. " Certainly," as Bacon says in his essay on death, " the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and...and religious; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." So exaggerated have been the notions of the pain of the last moments of life,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volumen6

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1859
...and suffering. " Certainly," as Bacon says in his essay on death, " the contemplation of death, аз the wages of sin and passage to another world, is...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." So exaggerated have been the notions of the pain of the last moments of life,...
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The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General ..., Volumen6

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - 1859
...Certainly," as Bacon says in his essay on death, " the contemplation of death, as the wages of si a and passage to another world, is holy and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak." So exaggerated have been the notions of the pain of the last moments of life,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - 1860
...; it being foretold, that 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 Lake Regions of Central Africa: A Picture of Exploration, Volumen1

Sir Richard Francis Burton - 1860 - 572 páginas
...annihilation, as all savages do, with loathing and ineffable horror. " He fears death," to quote Bacon, " as children fear to go in the dark ; and as that natural...children is increased with tales, so is the other." The African mind must change radically before it can "think upon death, and find it the least of all...
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Bacon, His Writings and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1862 - 715 páginas
...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 as that natural tear in children is increased with tales, so a the other. Certainly, the contemplation of death as...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1864
...on • Simulation.' ESSAY II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and aa that natural fear in children is increased with tales,...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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