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" For take an example of a dog, and mark what a generosity and courage he will put on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or melior natura, which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence,... "
Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One - Page 85
by Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
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Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1855 - 340 pages
...put on, when he finds himself maintained by a Man, who to him is instead of a God, or Melior Natura. Which courage is manifestly such, as that Creature...Nature than his own could never attain. So Man, when he rcgtath and a*sureth himself upon Dirine protection and favour, gathereth a force and faith which human...
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The Essays: Or, Counsels, Civil and Moral ; and The Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1856 - 360 pages
...when he finds himself maintained by a man, who, to him, is instead of a God, or " melior natura ; " 2 which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...resteth and assureth himself upon divine protection and favor, gathereth a force and faith, which human nature in itself could not obtain ; therefore, as atheism...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...FBIEN1>'S HOUSE. 897 self maintained hy a man, who to him is Instead of a God, or ' mellor natura ; which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence of a hetter nature than his own, could never attain. So man, when he resteth andassureth himself upon Divine...
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The Monthly Christian Spectator. 1851-1859

Religion - 1857
...put on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who lo him is instead of a God, or ' melior natura? which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...a better nature than his own, could never attain.' But this idea may be turned round. Observe (one might say) a man ; and mark what a generosity and courage...
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The essays; or, Counsels civil and moral, with The wisdom of the ancients ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1857
...maintained by a Man ; who to him is inftead of a God, or Melior Natura ; which courage is manifeftly fuch as that Creature without that Confidence of a better...than his own, could never attain. So Man, when he refteth and aflureth himfelf upon divine Protection and Favour, gathereth a Force and Faith, which...
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The Works of Francis Bacon ...: Literary and professional works

Francis Bacon - English literature - 1858
...when bee findes himselfe maintained by a man, which to him is instead of a god, or Melior natura : Which courage is manifestly such, as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature then his owne, could neuer attaine. So man when he resteth and assurcth himselfe vpon Diuine protection...
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Works: Collected and Edited by James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis ..., Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...when hee findes himselfe maintained by a man, which to" him is instead of a god, or Melior natura : Which courage is manifestly such, as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature then his owne, could neuer attaine. So man when he resteth and assurcth himselfe vpon Diuine protection...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1858
...when hee findes himselfe maintained by a man, which to him is instead of a god, or Melior natura : Which courage is manifestly such, as that creature, without that confidence of a better nature then his owne, could neuer attaine. So man when he resteth and assureth himselfe vpon Diuine protection...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England: With a Life of the ...

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1859
...on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God, or " melior nature;" which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...faith, which human nature in itself could not obtain ; Jherefore, as atheism is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth human nature of the...
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Select Sermons Preached in the Broadway Church

Edwin Hubbell Chapin - Sermons, American - 1859 - 348 pages
...said by Lord Bacon, that " Man, when he resteth and assureth himself upon Divine protection and favor, gathereth a force and faith which human nature in itself could not obtain ; therefore," continues he, " as atheism is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it depriveth human nature of...
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