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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 Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1890 - 405 pages
...Certainly the Stoics bestowed too much cost upon death, and by their great preparations made it 20 appear more fearful. Better saith he, qui finem vitae...one that is wounded in hot blood, who, for the time, I scarce feels, the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixed and bent upon somewhat that is good doth avert...
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The Collected Writings of Thomas De Quincey, Volume 3

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1890
...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. " agitation of the storm have not wholly subsided ; the legions that encamped in them are drawing off,...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: English Literature in Eight Chapters

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1890 - 302 pages
...over death; love slights it; honor aspiretli to it; grief flieth to it; fear preoceupateth • it. It is as 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 wounded in hot blood: who, for the time, scarce...
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Transactions of the New York State Medical Association for the ..., Volume 7

New York State Medical Association - Medicine - 1891
...and vicissitudes of life. In the noble words of Lord Bacon we may say, as applicable to him, — " He that dies in an earnest pursuit is like one that...and bent upon somewhat that is good, doth avert the dolors of death; but above all, believe it the sweetest canticle is Nvnc dimittis, when a man hath...
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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 335 pages
...It is as naturall to die as to bee borne, and to a little Infant, perhaps, the one is as painefull as the other. He that dies in an earnest pursuit is...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 it,...
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Obiter Dicta of Bacon and Shakespeare on Manners, Mind, Morals

Francis Bacon, Mrs. Henry Pott - Conduct of life - 1900 - 303 pages
...lover's pinch, Which hurts and is desired." — Ant. Cl. v. 2. DEATH— Birth. (See Stage Theatre.) " It is as natural to die as to be born ; and to a little...infant, perhaps the one is as painful as the other." — .Ess. of Death. " I think Nature would do me wrong, if I should be so long in dying as I was in...
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The Confessions of an English Opium Eater: Being an Extract from the Life of ...

Thomas De Quincey - Authors, English - 1900 - 211 pages
...of long Nineteene Yeares (1632). Page 148, line 16. Lord Bacon conjectures. ' ' 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.'" — De Quincey's Note (ed. 1856). The*text of the London Magazine reads Jeremy Taylor. Page 149, line...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - Authors, English - 1901
...appear more fearful. Better saith he [Juvenal], qui ▀iiem vite extremiim inier mu˝era fouit natura. s winds. And blown with restless violence round aboir...those that lawless and incertain thought Imagine fixt and bent upon somewhat that is good doth avert the dolors of death : but above all believe it,...
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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 1

David Josiah Brewer - English literature - 1902
...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 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" ; when a man...
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Chamber's CyclopŠdia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1902
...appear more fearful. Better saith he [Juvenal], qui ▀nem vita: extrcmum inter mu˝era fotiit natura. H woundeil in hot blood ; who for the time scarce feels the hurt ; and therefore a mind fixt and bent...
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