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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 Insurance Cyclopeadia: Being a Dictionary of the Definitions of Terms ...

Cornelius Walford - Insurance - 1873
...our art. MORT. OBSERVATIONS. My Lord Bacon, in his famous Essay "Of Death," written 1612, says : " It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...one 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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Masterpieces in English Literature

Homer b. Sprague - 1874
...that here is an instance of it. Fear pre-occupateth it = fear anticipates it. Other equivalents ? mum inter munera, ponat naturae." It is as natural to...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...
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Bacon's Essays

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1874 - 641 pages
...made it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, ' qui finem vitaa extremum inter munera ponat natures." It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little...upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolours 8 of death: but, above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is, 'Nnnc dimittis," when a man hath...
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Twenty of Bacon's essays, ed. by F. Storr

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1874
...it appear more fearful. Better saith he: " Qui finem vita extremum inter munera ponat nat^lrc^." 3 0 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 31 of death. 32 But, above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is : " Nunc dimittis " when...
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Superstitions of the Churches: Ancient and Modern

William R. Sunman - Rationalism - 1874 - 202 pages
...grow. CHAPTER VII. CONCERNING 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...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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Bacon's essays, with intr., notes and index by E.A. Abbott, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1876
...Natures. It is as natural to die as to be born : and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as 50 painful as the other. He that dies in an earnest pursuit,...of death. But, above all, believe it, the sweetest 6 ©f DeatJ) [Essay 2 canticle is, Nunc dimittis, when a man hath obtained worthy ends and expectations....
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Confessions of an English Opium-eater, and Kindred Papers, Issues 1-4

Thomas De Quincey - Opium abuse - 1876 - 615 pages
...passage moving in my mind had evidently been this which follows, from Lord Bacon's " Easay on Death : " " It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other." NOTE 41. Pago 973. [« J. ,' ; " — Altamont.] NOTE 42. Page 2!)5. [" My Guardians : " —See page...
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The works of lord Bacon, moral and historical, with a brief memoir of the ...

Francis Bacon - 1877 - 524 pages
...preparations made it appear more fearful. Better saith he, " qui finem vit;e 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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Masterpieces in English Literature: And Lessons in the English Language with ...

Homer Baxter Sprague - English literature - 1878 - 445 pages
...nrovokfti many = compassion excited i muni inter muñera, ponat naturœ." It is as natural to die as to bo born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is...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...
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Three Books of Offices, Or Moral Duties: Also His Cato Major, an Essay on ...

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1878 - 343 pages
...munera ponat naturse.' It is as natural to die as to be born, and to a little infant, perhaps, tho one is as painful as the other. He that dies in an...the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon something that is good doth avert tho dolors of death ; but above all believe it the sweetest canticle...
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