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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... "
The Works Of France Bacon - Page 12
by Basil Montagu - 1852
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 6

England - 1844
...soon vanish, and even death be robbed of its terrors ; for, to quote the noble words of Lord Bacon, ' He that dies in an earnest pursuit is like one that...mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth best avert the dolours of death.' " — p. 31. How deep an insight into character is displayed in the...
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Endeavors After the Christian Life: A Volume of Discourses, Volume 1

James Martineau - Sermons, American - 1844 - 291 pages
...soon vanish, and even death be robbed of its terrors ; for, to quote the noble words of Lord Bacon, ' He that dies in an earnest pursuit is like one that...mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth best avert the dolors of death.' 3 III. GREAT PRINCIPLES AND SMALL DUTIES. JOHN xin. 14. IF I THEN,...
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The Living Age, Volume 289

1916
...worse than death. They will have died in an "earnest pursuit." And those who die in that case "are like one that is wounded in hot blood, who, for the...and bent upon somewhat that is good doth avert the dolors of death." POWER AND PEACE. Power, because it is a thing definite and attainable, a thing to...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy, Volume 1

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...quid mihi restat agendum (Be quick, if anything remains for me to do). The essay concludes thus: — It is 'as natural to die as to be born, and to a little...time, scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a mind that is fixed, and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the * The parade of death is more terrific...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...anything remains for me to do). The essay concludes thus : — It is as natural to die as to be born, awl to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful as...time, scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind that is fixed, and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the * The parade of death is more terrific...
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Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy

George Lillie Craik - 1846
...anything remains for me to do). The essay concludes thus : — It is 'as natural to die as to he horn, and to a little infant perhaps the one is as painful...earnest pursuit is like one that is wounded in hot hlood, who, for the time, scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind that is fixed, and hent upon...
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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1849 - 428 pages
...although he seems to state it by way of contrast to their principles. " It is as natural," says he, " to die, as to be born ; and to a little infant perhaps...is like one that is wounded in hot blood, who for a time scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good doth...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volume 19

...motto, ' Early to bed and early to rise, Will make an man healthy, wealthy, and vise.' " DEATH. — It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little,...in an earnest pursuit is like one that is wounded hi hot blood — who for the time, scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon...
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Cicero's three books of offices ... also his Cato major ... Lælius ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1850
...made it appear more fearful. Better, saith he ' qui finem vittc extremum inter munera ponat natura.' It is as natural to die as to be born, and to a little...the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon something that is good doth avert the dolours of death; but above all believe it the sweetest canticle...
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Works, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1850
...made it appear more fearful. Better saith he, " qui finem vita; extremum inter munera ponit nature." 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 earncu pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who, for the time, scarce feels the hurt;...
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