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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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Cicero's Three Books Of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - Ethics - 1856 - 342 pages
...death, and by their great preparations made it appear more fearful. Better, saith he ' qui finem vitie extremum inter munera ponat naturae." It is as natural...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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Cicero's Three Books of Offices: Or, Moral Duties. Also His Cato Major, an ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1856 - 342 pages
...made it appear more fearful. Better, saith he 'qui finem vitae extremum inter munera ponat Datura.' 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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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...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...that is good, doth avert the dolours of death."— Jiacm's Etsays. Derivations. Etymology. Syntax. Mortal. Leaves. Rreath. Violet. Far, v. 3, 1. 2. Eve,...
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Bacon's Essays: With Annotations

Francis Bacon, Richard Whately - Conduct of life - 1857 - 550 pages
...it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, ' qui finem vitae extremum inter munera ponat naturae.'7 It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little...and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolourss of death : but, above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is, ' Nunc dimittis," when a...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...made it appear more fearful. Better faith he, £)ui Finem Vitte extremum inter Munera ponit Naturte.9 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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Endeavours After the Christian Life: Discourses

James Martineau - Sermons, English - 1858 - 551 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.' III. GREAT PRINCIPLES AND SMALL DUTIES. JOHN mi. 14. IF I THEN, YOUR...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral with A table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1859
...made it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, mi Jinem vita extremum inter munera ponit -natura.5 It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little...therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is food doth ayert the dolours of death: but, above all, elieve it, the sweetest canticle is, Nunc dimittis,7...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other. He that dies in an earnest purmiit, is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who, for...and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat lhat is good, doth avert the dolours of death j but, nbove all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is,...
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Temple Bar, Volume 54

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - English periodicals - 1878
...made his dread appearance. " It is," says that great man to whose death we have just alluded — " it is as natural to die as to be born, and to a little...infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other," but it matters much how that death comes. In Hazlitt's beautiful but somewhat cynical image, our mother...
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The education of mothers of families; or, The civilisation of the human race ...

Louis Aimé Martin - 1860
...forfeiture, no expiation, but a trial ; no accursed creations, no wrathful and vindictive God, but a * It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...infant, perhaps the one is as painful as the other. — Bacon's Essays. f It will be perceived from these arguments, that the author disbelieves the fall...
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