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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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Confessions of an English opium eater

Thomas De Quincey - 1878
...moving in my mind had evidently been this which follows, from Lord Bacon's " Essay 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. THE DAUGHTER OF LEBANON. DAMASCUS, first-born of cities, Om el Denia,9 mother of generations, that...
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The Essays; Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral: And the Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1879 - 360 pages
...it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, " qui finem vitae extremum inter munera ponit naturoe."6 It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...is like one that is wounded in hot blood, who, for f he time, scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good,...
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

English essays - 1881 - 536 pages
...made it appear more fearful. Better saith he, "qui fiuem vita extremum inter muuera ponit natune." directed less against particular abuses than against those deeply seated tho time, scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth...
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Text-book of Prose from Burke, Webster, and Bacon: With Notes, and Sketches ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1881
...Strike, if it will do the Roman people any good." saith he, quifinem vitce extremum inter munera ponit naturae.* It is as natural to die as to be born ;...perhaps the one is as painful as the other. He that dies iu an earnest pursuit is like one that is wounded in hot blood ; who, for the time, scarce feels the...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1883 - 217 pages
...saith he, " qui finem vitse extremum inter munera ponit naturae. "If It is as natural to die a sto be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one...scarce feels the hurt; and therefore a mind fixed and beut upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolors of death; but, above all, believe it, the sweetest...
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Francis Bacon: (Lord Verulam.): A Critical Review of His Life and Character

Benjamin G. Lovejoy - 1883 - 277 pages
...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...somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolours of death ; * "When all the blandishments of life are gone, The coward sneaks to death, the brave live on." —...
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The Promus of Formularies and Elegancies

Francis Bacon, William Shakespeare, Constance Mary (Fearon) Pott, Mrs. Henry Pott - 1883 - 628 pages
...of paine, no paine itselfe. Many times death passeth with leas pain than the torture of a limb. ... It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...infant perhaps the one is as painful as the other. (Essay Of Death.) To die, to sleep. (Ham. iii. 1.) In this harsh world draw thy breath in pain. (Ham....
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The essays of lord Bacon, including his moral and historical works, with ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1884
...preparations made it appear more fearful. Better saith he, Quifinem vitce extremum inter munera ponat Natural It is as natural to die as to be born : and to a little...somewhat that is good doth avert the dolours of death. Bnt, above all, believe it, the sweetest canticle is, Nnnc dimittis, when a man hath obtained worthy...
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A Hand-book of English and American Literature

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - American literature - 1884 - 518 pages
...nnpleasing to themselves? ON DEATH. It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant perhaps one is as painful as the other. He that dies in an...and bent upon somewhat that is good doth avert the dolors of death. ON REVENGB. of office. Certainly, in taking revenge, a man is but even with his enemy,...
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Bacon's Essays and Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1884 - 425 pages
...it appear more fearful. Better, saith he, " qui finem vitse extrcmum inter munera ponit naturae."6 It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...that dies in an earnest pursuit, is like one that 1 This was said as a reproof to his flatterers, and in spirit is not unlike the rebuke administered...
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