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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... "
The English Familiar Essay: Representative Texts - Page 32
edited by - 1916 - 471 pages
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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 ..., Volume 2

Francis Bacon, Peter Shaw - 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 ..., Volume 3

Henry Mackenzie - Periodicals - 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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The Mirror: A periodical paper, published at Edinburgh in the years 1779 ...

Henry Mackenzie - 1783
...anfwer equally well in the cafe of thildllains ? I am, &c. ANTIQ.UARIUS. N 87. TUESDAY, March 7, i780. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark ; and, as that natural fear in children is increafed •with tales, fa is the other. BACoN. THHRE is in the mind of man a fund of fuperftition,...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812
...Of death and judgment, houv'u and hell, Who oft doth think; must needs die well. SIR WALTER RAI.EOK: MEN fear death as children fear to go in the dark,...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...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 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...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. You shall...
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The British essayists, with prefaces by A. Chalmers

British essayists - 1823
...equally well in the case of chilblains ? " I am, &c. " ANTIQUARIUS." No. 87. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1780. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark...children is increased with tales, so is the other. BACON. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of superstition, which, in all nations, in all ages, and...
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Mirror

Lionel Thomas Berguer - English essays - 1823
...answer equally well in the case of chilblains ? lam, &c. ANTIQCARIUS.' N 87. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1780. Men fear death as children fear to go in the dark;...children is increased with tales, so is the other. BACON. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of superstition, which, in all nations, in all ages, and...
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The British Essayists: Mirror

English essays - 1823
...equally well in the case of chilblains ? " I am, &c. " ANTIQUARIUS." No. 87. TUESDAY, MARCH 7, 1780. fear death as children fear to go in the dark ; and...children is increased with tales, so is the other. BACON. THERE is in the mind of man a fund of superstition, which, in all nations, in all ages, and...
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