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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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The Church and the world, on questions of the day, essays by various writers ...

Church - 1866
...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,...faith, which human nature in itself could not obtain." (Bacon's Essay on Atheism.) But human i attire can never love and rest in a GOD Who is merely a scientific...
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Glimpses at the origin, mission and destiny of man, with miscellaneous ...

Lawrence Heyworth - 1866 - 218 pages
...by a man, who to him is instead of a God or melior natura, which courage is manifestly such as the creature, without that confidence of a better nature than his own, could never attain." " The remedies or prevention of seditions and troubles, is to remove, by all means possible, that material...
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History of English Literature ...

W. Spalding - English language - 1867 - 413 pages
...put on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a God or Afelior Natura: which courage is manifestly such, as that creature,...Atheism' is in all respects hateful, so in this, that it dcpriveth human nature of the means to exalt itself above human frailty. on its being discovered that...
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Guesses at Truth

Julius Charles Hare, Augustus William Hare - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1867 - 576 pages
...put on, when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a god, or melior nalura ; which courage is manifestly such, as that creature,...Therefore, as atheism is in all respects hateful, so it is especially in this, that it destroys magnanimity, and depriveth human nature of the means to...
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Lord Bacon's Essays: With a Sketch of His Life and Character, Reviews of His ...

Francis Bacon - 1867 - 426 pages
...on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of a god, or " mrliur iiatura ;" which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...than his own, could never attain. So man, when he [12] resteth and assureth himself upon divine protection and favour, gathereth a force and faith, which...
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Re-statements of Christian Doctrine: In Twenty-five Sermons

Henry Whitney Bellows - Theology, Doctrinal - 1867 - 434 pages
...is. in place of a God, or melior natura ; which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without confidence of a better nature than his own, could...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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Bacon's Essays and Colours of Good and Evil

Francis Bacon - 1868 - 388 pages
...when he findes himselfe maintained, by a Man ; who to him is in stead' 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 never attaine. So Man, when he resteth and assureth himselfe, upon divine Protection,...
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BACON'S ESSAYS WITH ANNOTATIONS

RICHARD WHATELY - 1868
...G,od, or melior natura1 — which courage is manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence2 of a better nature than his own, could never attain. So man, when he restetli and assureth himself upon divine protection and favour, gathereth a force and faith which...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...Natura: which courage ;s manifestly such, as that creature, without that confidence of a bettei i.alure than his own, could never attain. So man, when he...and faith, which human nature in itself could not obtam. Therefore, as Atheism is in all respects hateful, so in this, that il depriveth human nature...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1869 - 704 pages
...maintained by a Man, who to him is instead of a God, or Jltlior >'itura- Which courage ia manifestly such, u that Creature without that confidence of a better...Nature than his own could never attain. So Man, when htnxteth andasbureth himself upon Divine protection and favour, gathereth a force and faith which human...
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