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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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Essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, and the two books Of the proficience ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1840
...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 higbly expressed, as in that it shall be the last peal to call the judgments of God upon the generations...
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Essays for sabbath reading

J. Greaves - 1840
...ascertained,) he need not fear: death has no sting for him. It is desirable frequently to meditate upon death. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; the reasoning faculties, as they gain strength, overcome the latter; and frequent contemplation, with...
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Israel restored; or, The scriptural claims of the Jews upon the Christian ...

Israel - 1841
...things when it shall arrive, as arrive it shall; this, with its consequent falsehood and violence, shall be " the last peal to call the judgments of God upon the generations of men." " Behold, Jehovah. cometh as a fire, and his chariot as a whirlwind;" and may we not almost hear the...
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The Living Age, Volume 289

1916
...children fear is nearly always conveyed by suggestion. Children are proverbially afraid of darkness — "men fear death as children fear to go in the dark" — and yet few children are afraid of darkness as such. They are afraid because they have been told by foolish...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - Philosophers - 1846
...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,...cometh, ' He shall not find faith upon the earth.' As this is our first specimen, we may stop for a moment to notice the characteristics of Bacon's manner...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men.' For a lie faces God, and shrinks from roan. Surely the wickedness of falsehood, and breach of...cometh, ' He shall not find faith upon the earth.' * As this is our first specimen, we may stop for a moment to notice the characteristics ot' Bacon's...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...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 s' that natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is thf other. Certainly, the contemplation...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a ..., Volume 1

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1848
...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...cometh," he shall not " find faith upon the earth." H. OF DEATH.* MEN fear death, as children fear to go into the dark ; and as that natural fear in children...
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A Treatise on the Conduct of the Understanding

John Locke - Intellect - 1849 - 132 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 .'-hall be the last peal to call the judgments of God upoa the generations of men : it being foretold...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...is as much as to say, that he is DravFfowaids^Gfid, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man." Surely the wickedness of falsehood...faith cannot possibly be so highly expressed; as in thai il shall be Ihe last peal to call the judgments of God upon the genera lions of men : il being...
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