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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. "
Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ... - Page 6
by Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age. Being the Modern ...

Conduct of life - 1702 - 383 pages
...forget to Live. Moft Men fpend the firft part of their Lives in rendring the other miferable. •* Men fear Death, as Children fear to go in the Dark ; and as that natural Fear is encreafed in Children with Talcs , fo is the other. Certainly the Stoickr beftowed too much coft...
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The Mirror: A Periodical Paper, Pub. at Edinburgh in the Years ..., Volume 3

Henry Mackenzie - Periodicals - 1781
...childhlainr ? ANTIQJJARIUS. N 87. N8y. TUEsDAY, March 7. 17^0. Men fear death as children fear fa go in the dark ; and, as that natural fear in children is increafed -with tales, fo is the other. BACoN. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of fuperftition, which, in all nations,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...Of death and judgment, houv'u and hell, Who oft doth think; must needs die well. SIR WALTER RAI.EOK: 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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...generations of men : it being foretold, that when " Christ cometh," he shall not " find " faith upon earth." OF DEATH. 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...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...men ; it being foretold, that when Christ coraeth, " he shall not find faith upon the earth." IVJ.EN 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,"...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...foretold, that when Christ cometh, " he shall not find faith upon the earth." f Dr atl). JVlEN 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,"...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...generations of men : it being foretold, that when Christ cometh he shall not Jind faith upon the earth. II. OF DEATH. 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,...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 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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Mirror

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...answer equally well in the case of chilblains ? lam, &c. ANTIQCARIUS.' N 87. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1780. 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. BACON. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of superstition, which,...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1823
...equally well in the case of chilblains ? " I am, &c. " ANTIQUARIUS." No. 87. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1780. 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. BACON. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of superstition, which,...
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