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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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The Works Of France Bacon

Basil Montagu - 1852
...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...the last peal to call the judgments of God upon the genera tions of men : it being foretold, that when "Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...cannot poffibly be fo highly expreffed, as in that it fhall be the laft Peal, to call the Judgements of God upon the Generations of Men, it being foretold, that when Chrift cometh, He jhall not find Faith upon the Earth. ii. Of Death. |EN fear Death, as Children fear...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1853
...is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men.5 For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness of falsehood...when Christ cometh, he shall not find faith upon the eartfi.6 II. OF DEATH. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark: and as that natural fear...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...is as much as to say, that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, servants, H. OF DEATH. Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark : and as that natural fear in children...
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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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Exercises on Words: Designed as a Course of Practice on the Rudiments of ...

William Russell - English language - 1856 - 225 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...when " Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon earth." EXTRACT II. Learning. LORD BACON. Learning taketh away the wiklness and barbarism and fierceness...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...imagine any thing more vile than to be cowards with regard to men, and brave with regard to God V" ly, the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith cannot..."Christ cometh," he shall not "find faith upon the earth."1 H.— OF DEATH.2 MEN fear death as children fear to go in the dark ; and as that natural fear...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards men ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man.'4 Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...when ' Christ cometh,' he shall not ' find faith upon earth.' 1 So. Provided. ' So that the doctrine be wholesome and edifying, a want of exactness in the...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...that he is brave towards God, and a coward towards man ; for a lie faces God, and shrinks from man.'4 Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...when ' Christ cometh/ he shall not ' find faith upon earth.' 1 So. Provided. ' So that the doctrine he wholesome and edifying, a want of exactness in the...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...cannot poffibly be fo highly exprefled as in that it fhall be the laft Peal to call the Judgements of God upon the Generations of Men : it being foretold that when Chrift cometh, He jhall not find Faith upon the Earth, ,7 6 See the i8th Eflay on the fecond book Du...
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