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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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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - American prose literature - 1923 - 376 pages
...lieth is as much as to say that he is brave toward God and a coward toward man." For a lie faces God, and shrinks from man. Surely the wickedness of falsehood,...Christ cometh "He shall not find faith upon the earth." OF PAINTING THE FACE TT TT is an unknown writer whose essay "Of Painting the Face" appeared in a little...
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Progressive Readings in Prose

Rudolph Wilson Chamberlain, Joseph Sheldon Gerry Bolton - American prose literature - 1923 - 376 pages
...to say that he is brave toward God and a coward toward man." For a lie faces God, and shrinks from Surely the wickedness of falsehood, and breach of...Christ cometh "He shall not find faith upon the earth." OF PAINTING THE FACE TT TT is an unknown writer whose essay "Of Painting the Face" appeared in a little...
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Century Types of English Literature Chronologically Arranged

George William McClelland - English Literature (selections: Extracts, Etc.) - 1925 - 1144 pages
...is as' much to say, as that he is brave towards God end a coward towards men. For a lie faces God, , jaith upon the earth. II OF DEATH Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as that natural...
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Complete Writings: With Variant Readings

William Blake - Biography & Autobiography - 1966 - 944 pages
...can Be No Other to Man : what Else Can Be? Civil is Christianity or Religion or whatever is Humane. Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...when "Christ cometh," he shall not "find faith upon earth". Bacon put an End to Faith. Page 5-6. Of Death. You shall read in some of the friars books of...
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Alternatives to Institutionalization of the Elderly, 1973: Joint Hearings ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Labor and Public Welfare - 1973 - 208 pages
...for Tulare and King Counties, California] A Hiding Place tO Die Elizabeth Markson Francis Bacon said, "Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark; and as chat natural fear in children is increased with tales, so is the other." Much of this fear of death...
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Francis Bacon: Discovery and the Art of Discourse

Lisa Jardine, Professor of Renaissance Studies Lisa Jardine - Science - 1974 - 267 pages
...'conclusion'. It is a forceful statement of the viciousness of dishonesty, based on a pun on the word 'faith':1 Surely the wickedness of falsehood and breach of faith...Christ cometh, he shall not find faith upon the earth. [VI, 379] The full weight of righteous condemnation is brought to bear on 'dishonesty' by equating...
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Francis Bacon: The Temper of a Man

Catherine Drinker Bowen - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 245 pages
...the essay on truth: "What is truth? — said jesting Pilate, and would not stay for an answer." Or on death: "Men fear death, as children fear to go in the dark." Or on atheism: "I had rather believe all the fables in the Legend, and the Talmud, and the Alcoran,...
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Philosophy of Neurological Surgery

Issam A. Awad, AANS Publications Committee - Medical - 1995 - 249 pages
...NY: Churchill Livingstone; 1992. CHAPTER 8 The Philosophy of Dying and Death Howard H. Kaufman, MD Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark, and as the natural fear of children is increased with tales, so is the other, — Francis Bacon (1561-1624)...
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Tolstoy Or Dostoevsky: An Essay in the Old Criticism

George Steiner - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 368 pages
...not the Truth of Christ, but of Pilate." The essay concludes on the theme of Ivan Karamazov's fable: "it being foretold that when Christ cometh, he shall not find faith upon the earth." Blake interjected: "Bacon put an End to Faith." 3 Such exchanges across time or in the divided mind...
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Examination of the Philosophy of Bacon: Wherein Different Questions of ...

Joseph Marie comte de Maistre, Joseph Marie Maistre, comte de - Philosophy - 1998 - 331 pages
...Since they are sure to excite so little thanks, in truth they would be better off keeping silent 26 ["Men fear Death, as children fear to go in the dark; and as natural fear in children is increased with tales, so in the other." Spedding, 6:379.] M. Lasalle adds:...
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