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" It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood; who, for the time, scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a mind fixed... "
The works of Francis Bacon - Page 258
by Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680
...made it appear more fearful. Better faith he, §biifinent tiits extrimum inter munera pcnut Naturx. It is as natural to die, as to be born , and to a...one is as painful as the other. He that dies in an earneft purfuit, is }ike one that Js wounded in hot blood, who for the time fcarcc feels the hurt j...
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The English Theophrastus: Or, The Manners of the Age. Being the Modern ...

Conduct of life - 1702 - 383 pages
...Stoickr beftowed too much coft upon Death, and by their great preparations made it appear more fearful. It is as natural to die as to be born , and to a little...Infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. * It is obfervable, that there is no Paffion in the Mind of Man , but it Matters the Fear of Death...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 10

James Anderson - 1792
...mind move in charity, .rest .in providence, and turn upon the poles of truth." Lord Bacon 's efsays. . "It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little infant, who anticipates no evil, perhaps the one is as Jittle painful as the other. " He that dies in an earnest...
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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses. By John Ferriar ... ...

John Ferriar - 1798 - 314 pages
...in his harangue, " in hot pursuit, the wound itself which brings him is not felt." — Bacon says, He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that...hot blood, who for the time scarce feels the hurt. Among these instances of remarkable deaths, I am surprised that the curious story of Cardinal Bentivoglio...
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, " qui finem vitae extremum inter munera, ponat naturae." It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little...time, scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolours of death: but, above all, believe...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...passage to another world, is holy and religious, but the fear of it, as a tribute due to nature, is weak. It is as natural to die as to be born,* and to a little...infant, perhaps the one is as painful as the other. Death hath this also, that it openeth the gate to good fame, and extinguished envy. LORD BACON. I HAVE...
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Illustrations of Sterne: With Other Essays and Verses, Volumes 1-2

John Ferriar - 1812
...Trim, in his harangue, " in hot pursuit, the wound itself which brings him is not felt."— Bacon says, He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hqt blood, who for the time scarce feels the hurt, Among these instances of remarkable deaths, I am...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - Biography & Autobiography - 1815
...it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, " qui finem vitae extremum in" ter munera, ponat naturae." It is as natural to die as to be born : and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is a* painful as the other. He that dies in an earnest pursuit- is like one that is wounded in hot blood...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 92

1862
...the tropical heat of an awful crisis. Nor even at the last is the woman wholly lost in the heroine. " He that dies in an earnest pursuit is like one that...time, scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good doth avert the dolours of death," says Bacon. So the thought...
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The essays or counsels, moral, economical and political: with elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...who considers Death, or the extreme end of life, among the common circumstances or gifts of nature." It is as natural to die, as to be born ; and to a...for the time scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a * To illustrate this observation. I remember an anecdote of a man committing suicide, and giving as...
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