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" weighed, to say that a man lieth, is as much as to " say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward ".towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks " from man." Surely the wickedness of falsehood, and breach of faith cannot possibly be so highly expressed,... "
The Works of Francis Bacon: Literary and professional works - Page 84
by Francis Bacon - 1860
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Sylva sylvarum (century IX-X) Physiological remains. Medical remains ...

Francis Bacon - Philosophy - 1819
...judgments of God upon the 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 iry the dark : and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly,...
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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 196 pages
...the generations of men : it being foretold that when " Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon earth." II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly,...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...lieth, is as much as to say that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men: for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falsehood...when "Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon earth." II. OF DEATH. MEN fear Death as children fear to go into the dark; and as that natural fear...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...is as much as to say that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men : for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falsehood...as in that it shall be the. last peal to call the jndgments of God upon the generations of men : it being foretold that when " Christ cometh," he shall...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 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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Essays moral, economical and political

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1822
...wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith cannot possibly be so highly expressed as in that it B 3 shall be the last peal to call the judgments of God...when " Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon earth." II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear...
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Essays, Moral, Economical and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1822 - 208 pages
...is as much as to say that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men : for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falsehood...cannot possibly be so highly expressed as in that it B 3 shall be the last peal to call the judgments of God upon the generations of men : it being foretold...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Baron of Verulam, Viscount St. Albans ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1824
...as much as to " say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward " towards men. For a lye faces God, and shrinks " from man." Surely the wickedness of...it being foretold, that when Christ cometh he shall notfind faith upon the earth. II. OF DEATH. MEN fear death, as children fear to go in the dark: and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...is as much as to "say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward "towards men. Fora lie faces God, and shrinks " from man." Surely the wickedness of...DEATH.* Men fear death, as children fear to go in to the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly,...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1825
...as much as to " say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward ".towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks " from man." Surely the wickedness of...DEATH.* Men fear death, as children fear to go in to the dark ; and as that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other. Certainly,...
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