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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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Ears of corn from various sheaves: thoughts for the closet, ed. by S. Lettis

Ears - 1851
...discoloured face, and friends -weeping, and blacks and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible It is as natural to die, as to be born ; and to a...and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolors of death ; but above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is Nunc dimittis, when a man hath...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...another world, is holy and religious ; but the fear of it, as a tribute due unto nature, is weak. * * * He that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that...somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolours of death." —Bacons Essays. Derications. Etymology. Syntax. Mortal. Leaves. Breath. Violet. Far, v. 3,1. 2. Eve,...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...more fearful. " Better," saith he, " to lay down the last end of life among the offices of nature." It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...that is wounded in hot blood ; who, for the time, scarcely feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral ; And, Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1852 - 349 pages
...made it appear more fearful. Better faith he, >ui Finem Vitte extremum inter Munera ponit Naturte. 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 like one that is wounded in hot Blood ; who, for the time, fcarce feels the Hurt...
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The Works of Lord Bacon: Philosophical works

Francis Bacon - 1854
...preparations made it appear more fearful. Better saith he, " qui finem vita: extremum inter munera ponit naturae." It is as natural to die, as to be born;...time, scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixt and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolours of death : but above all, believe...
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The Young men's magazine [afterw.] The Association, or Young men's magazine

1854
...Recollections of Childhood. DEATH. — It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little child, perhaps the one is as painful as the other. He that...somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolours of death. Bnt, above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is " Nunc dimittis," when a man hath obtained worthy...
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Cicero's Three Books of Offices, Or, Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1855 - 343 pages
...naturae.' It is as natural to die as to be born, and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful aa the other. He that dies in an earnest pursuit is like...the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon something that is good doth avert the dolors of death ; but above all believe it the sweetest canticle...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1855 - 343 pages
...natural to die as to be born, and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. Ho that dies in an earnest pursuit is like one that is...the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon something that is good doth avert the dolors of death ; but above all believe it the sweetest canticle...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...made it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, "qui finem vitse extremum inter munera ponit nature."8 It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolors of death ; but, above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is " Nunc dimittis," 7 when a man...
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Bacon's essays, with annotations by R. Whately

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1856
...Romani,'5 holding forth his neck: Septimus Severus in dispatch, 'Adeste, si quid mihi restat agendum,'0 and the like. Certainly the Stoics bestowed too much...the one is as painful as the other. He that dies in au earnest pursuit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who, for the time, scarce feels the...
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