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" It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win the combat of him. Revenge... "
The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th] - Page 308
1850
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Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1812 - 295 pages
...weeping, and blacks, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...weeping, and blacks, and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a, man hath so many attendants about him that can win...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1818 - 290 pages
...weeping, and blacks, and obsequies, and the like, shew Death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of Death : and therefore Death is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants about him, that can win...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...like, shew Death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of roan so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of Death : and therefore Death is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants about him, that can win...
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The works of Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...weeping, and blacks, and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death : and therefore death is no such terrible enemy, when a man hath so many attendants about him, that can win...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1820 - 539 pages
...blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is nę passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

British prose literature - 1821
...weeping, and blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1854
...go in the dark " ; and yet it is so far from being universally true, as Lord Bacon remarks, " that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it sometimes mates and masters the fear of death." Mori vcllc, non tantum fortis, aut miser, sed etiam...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: A New Edition:

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...weeping, and blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win...
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The Works of Francis Bacon: Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon - Conduct of life - 1825
...weeping, and blacks and obsequies, and the like, shew death terrible. It is worthy the observing, that there is no passion in the mind of man so weak, but it mates and masters the fear of death ; and therefore death is no such terrible enemy when a man hath so many attendants about him that can win...
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