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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. Certainly, the contemplation of death, as the wages of sin and passage to another world, is holy and religious; but the... "
Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ... - Page 65
by Ancient learning - 1812
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...with Tales, fo is the other. Certainly the contemplation of Death, as the rvages of fin, and paflage to another World, is Holy and Religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto Nature, is weak. Yet in Religious Meditations, there is fometimes mixture of vanity and fuperftition....
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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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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or Counsels Moral and Civil: Translated from the Latin ...

Francis Bacon - 1720
...; it being foretold, that Chrift at his Second Coming fhall not find Faith upon Earth. U, Of DEATH. MEN fear DEATH, as Children fear to go in the Dark. And as that natural Fear in Children is increafed with frightful Tales, fo is the other alfo. Certainly, the Meditation of DEATH, as DEATH...
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The philosophical works of Francis Bacon, Baron of Verulam, Viscount St ...

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - Biography & Autobiography - 1733
...fear the Dark. And as that natu^ndchliM -"JL ral Fear in Children is increafed by frightful Tales ; fo is the other. Certainly, the Contemplation of Death, as the Wages of Sin, " and the Pafiage to another World, is pious and wholefome ; but the Fear of it, as a Debt due to Nature,...
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The Mirror: A periodical paper, pub. at Edinburgh in the years 1779 and 1780

Henry Mackenzie - 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,...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...Christ cometh," he shall not " find faith upon earth." or MEN fear death as children fear to go into the dark; and as that natural fear in children is...and religious; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition....
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...: 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 religious; but the fear of it, as a 'tribute due unto nature, is wealc, Yet in religious meditations there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition....
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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...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations, there is sometimes mixture of vanity and superstition....
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 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...and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations, there is sometimes mixture of vanity and superstition....
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...: 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 religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. Yet in religious meditations, there is sometimes mixture of vanity and of superstition....
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