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" There is a superstition in avoiding superstition, when men think to do best if they go furthest from the superstition formerly received... "
Essays, Moral, Economical, and Political - Page 89
by Francis Bacon - 1812 - 295 pages
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
...laftly, Barbarous Times, efpecially join'd with Calamities and Difafters. SUPERSTITION, without a Veil, is a deformed Thing; for as it addeth Deformity to an Ape, to be fo like a Man; fothe Similitude of SUPERSTITION to RELIGION, makes it the more deformed. And as wholfome...
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Lord Bacon's Essays, Or, Counsels, Moral and Civil, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1720 - 448 pages
...without a Veil, is a deformed Thing j for as it addeth Deformity to an Ape, to be fo like a Man ; fo the Similitude of SUPERSTITION to RELIGION, makes it the more -deformed. And as wholfome Meats corrupt to little Worms; fo good and found Rites and Forms corrupt into a Number of...
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volumes 80-81

1833
...barbarous times: "especially joined with calamities and " disasters. Superstition without a veil " i a deformed thing ; for as it addeth " deformity to...similitude of superstition " to religion makes it the more ile" formed: and, as wholesome ment cor"rupteth to little worms, so good forms ' and orders corrupt...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon - 1815
...but superstition hath been the confusion of many states, and bringeth in a new " prim urn mo" bile," that ravisheth all the spheres of government. The...makes it the more deformed : and, as wholesome meat -corrupted! to little worms, so good forms and orders corrupt into a number of petty observ-i ances....
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The Works of Francis Bacon: De augmentis scientiaurum

Francis Bacon - 1815
...without a deity. SUFEUSTITION. Against. As an ape appears the more deformed for his resemblance to man ; so the similitude of superstition to religion, makes it the more odious. What affectation is in civil matters, such is superstition in divine. It were better to have...
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The Essays Or Counsels, Moral, Economical and Political: With Elegant ...

Francis Bacon - 1818 - 290 pages
...lastly, barbarous times, especially joined with calamities and disasters. Superstition without a veil is a deformed thing : for, as it addeth deformity...as wholesome meat corrupteth to little worms ; so c 3 good forms and orders corrupt into a number of petty observances. There is a Superstition in avoiding...
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The essays; or, Counsels moral, economical, and political, by sir F. Bacon

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1818
...lastly, barbarous times, especially joined with calamities and disasters. Superstition without a veil is a deformed thing : for, as it addeth deformity...as wholesome meat corrupteth to little worms ; so G 3 good forms and orders corrupt into a number of petty observances. There is a Superstition in avoiding...
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The works of Francis Bacon, Volume 2

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...lastly, barbarous times, especially joined with calamities and disasters. Superstition without a veil is a deformed thing : for as it addeth deformity to...the superstition formerly received : therefore care would be had, that, as it fareth in ill purgings, the good be not taken away with the bad, which commonly...
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Essays by Lords Bacon and Clarendon: Two Volumes in One, Volumes 1-2

Francis Bacon - 1820 - 539 pages
...lastly, barbarous times, especially joined with calamities and disasters. Superstition, without a veil, is a deformed thing; for as it addeth deformity to...makes it the more deformed: and, as wholesome meat corruptcth to little worms, so good forms and orders corrupt into a number of petty observances. There...
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The British Prose Writers, Volume 1

1821
...lastly, barbarous times, especially joined with calamities and disasters. Superstition, without a veil, is a deformed thing ; for as it addeth deformity to an ape to be so like a man, so the similitnde of superstition to religion makes it the more deformed : and, as wholesome meat corrupteth...
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