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" THE joys of parents are secret, and so are their griefs and fears ; they cannot utter the one, nor they will not utter the other. Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter ; they increase the cares of life, but they mitigate the... "
Bacon: His Writings, and His Philosophy - Page 38
by George Lillie Craik - 1846
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The essays, or Counsels, civil & moral, with a table of the colours of good ...

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1680 - 410 pages
...utter the other. Children fweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter : they incrcafethe cares of Life, but they mitigate the remembrance of Death. The perpetuity by generation is common to Beafts , but memory, merit, and noble works are proper to Men: and furely a man fhall fee the nobleft...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

1787 - 430 pages
...they exprefs the other. Children fweeten labour, but they make miffortunes more bitter ; they increafe the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death. THE moft illiterate man who is touched with. devotion, and ufes frequent exercifes of it, contrafts a certain...
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The Bee, Or Literary Intelligencer, Volume 10

James Anderson - 1792 - 390 pages
...that it openeth tfte (rare to deserved fame, and extinguifhettr envy. " Extinctus smabitur idem." ' The perpetuity by generation is common to beasts :...merit, and noble works, are proper to men : And surely we lhall observe that the noblest works and foundations have proceeded from childlefs men, who have...
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Auntient lere, a selection of aphoristical and preceptive passages from the ...

Ancient learning - 1812 - 322 pages
...utter the one, nor they will not utter the other. Children sweeten, labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter: they increase the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death. LORD BACON. THE difference of affection in parents towards their several children, is many times unequal,...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...a moment. 37. It is a strange desire which men have, to seek power, and lose liberty. 38. Children increase the cares of life; but they mitigate the remembrance of death. 39. Round dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and a mixture of falsehood is like allay in gold...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818 - 310 pages
...a moment. 37. It is a strange desire which men have, to seek power, and lose liberty. 38. Children increase the cares of life ; but they mitigate the remembrance of death. 39. Round dealing is the honour of man's nature; and a mixture of falsehood is like allay in gold and...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819 - 604 pages
...LORD BACON. 1. IT is a strange desire which men have, to seek power, and lose liberty. 2. Children increase the cares of life ; but they mitigate the remembrance of death. 3. Round dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and a mixture of falsehood is like allay in gold and...
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Historical illustrations of the origin and progress of the passions, and ...

Samuel Walter Burgess - 1825 - 524 pages
...the privation of offspring be truly a calamity. " Children sweeten labours, but they make misfortunes more bitter; they increase the cares of life, but they mitigate the remembrance of death." * On the one hand it is justly said, that enjoyment of our offspring is the purest of pleasures ; that...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England

Francis Bacon, Basil Montagu - 1825
...LORD BACON.* 1. IT is a strange desire which men have, to seek power, and lose liberty. 2. Children increase the cares of life ; but they mitigate the remembrance of death. 3. Round dealing is the honour of man's nature ; and a mixture of falsehood is like allay in gold and...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Lord Chancellor of England..: Essays ...

Francis Bacon - 1825 - 524 pages
...LORD BACON.* 1. IT is a strange desire which men have, to seek power, and lose liberty. 2. Children increase the cares of life; but they mitigate the remembrance of death. 3. Round dealing is the honour of man's nature; and a mixture of falsehood is like allay in gold and...
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