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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 poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with ..., Issue 476

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872
...put on, when he finds himself maintained bya man, who to him is instead of a God, or metier tialura. Which courage is manifestly such, as that creature...nature than his own could never attain. So man, when he rcsteth and assureth himself upon Divine protection and favour, gathereth a force and faith which human...
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Saint Pauls [afterw.] The Saint Pauls magazine, ed. by A. Trollope, Volume 11

Anthony Trollope - 1872
...put on when he finds himself maintained by a man, who to him is instead of God, or ' melior natnra' ; which courage is manifestly such as that creature,...a better nature than his own, could never attain." This passage is from Bacon's essay "Of Atheism." SOME NEWSPAPERS. I observe that electors of Tiverton,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Civil and Moral

Francis Bacon - 1890 - 275 pages
...could never attain. So 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 as atheism is in 1 One can no longer say, the priest is as bad as the people, for now the people is not so bad as the...
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Works, Volume 6

Francis Bacon - 1890
...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 White Doe of Rylstone: With the Song at the Feast of Brougham Castle, Etc

William Wordsworth - 1891 - 112 pages
...instead of a God, or Melior Natura. Which courage is manifestly such, as that Creature without the confidence of a better Nature than his own could never...assureth himself upon Divine protection and favour, I o gathereth a force and faith which human Nature in itself could not obtain.' — LORD BACON. FROM...
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Essays: And Wisdom of the Ancients

Francis Bacon - 1891 - 425 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,...better nature than his own, could never attain. So 1 " It is not for us now to say, ' Like priest like people,' for the people are not even so bad as...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1892 - 951 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...resteth and assureth himself upon Divine protection and favor, gatherelh a force and faith which human Nature in itself could not obtain." LORD BACON. CANTO...
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Essays

Francis Bacon - 1893 - 319 pages
...by some he has been considered as the latest of the fathers of the Church. 2 " A superior nature." manifestly such as that creature, without that confidence...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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'Thoughts that Breathe and Words that Burn,' from the Writings of Francis ...

Francis Bacon - 1893 - 206 pages
...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 proteftion and favour, gathereth a force and faith which human...
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A Harmony of the Essays, Etc

Francis Bacon - English essays - 1895 - 584 pages
...maintained, by a Man ; who to him is in flead of a God, or Melior Natural which courage is manifeftly fuch, as that Creature, without that Confidence, of a better Nature, than his owne, could neuer attaine. So Man, when he refteth and affureth himfelfe, vpon diuine Protection, and...
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