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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 essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

1680
...and mailers the fear of Death : and therer fore 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 i Love flights it •, Honour afpirerh to it i Grief flyeth to it •, Fear pre-occupateth it. Nay...
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Elegiac sonnets: and other poems, by Charlotte Smith

Charlotte Turner Smith - 1797 - 117 pages
...fentence in Lord Bacon's Eflays. " Death is no fuch formidable enemy, fince a man " has fo many champions about him that can win the " combat of him — Revenge triumphs over Death ; " Love flights it ; Honour courts it ; Dread of DiC" grace choofes it ; Grief flies to it ; Fear anticipates...
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Elegiac Sonnets: And Other Poems

Charlotte Turner Smith - Elegiac poetry, English - 1797
...fentence in Lord Bacon's Eflays., " Death is no fuch formidable enemy, fince a man " has fo many champions about him that can win the " combat of him — Revenge triumphs over Death; " Love flights it ; Honour courts it ; Dread of Dif" grace choofes it ; Grief flies to it ; Fear anticipates...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1850
...person as any of Sir George Grey's present advisers ; hear what he says on the matter — ' There is no passion in the mind of man so weak but it mates and masters the fear of death ;' and if this be so — if the weakest passion is stronger than the dread of death, how can it be supposed...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...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...pre-occupieth it; nay, we read, after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity, which is the tenderest of affections, provoked many to die out of mere compassion...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...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...pre-occupieth it; nay, we read after Otho the emperor had slain himself, pity (which is the tenderest of affections) provoked many to die out of mere compassion...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...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...; Love slights it ; Honour aspireth to it ; Grief flyeth to it; Fear pre-occupateth it. Nay we read, after Otho the Emperor had slain himself, Pity (which...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...like, shew Death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of roan so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of Death...; Love slights it ; Honour aspireth to it ; Grief flyeth to it ; Fear pre-occupateth it. Nay we read, after Otho the Emperor had slain himself, Pity...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...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...attendants about him, that can win the combat of him. Revenger triumphs over death ; love slights it ; honour aspiretb to it ; grief flieth to it ; fear...
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...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...is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many atteudants about him, that can win the combat of him. Revenue triumphs over death ; love slights it...
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