By such contrast, he describes the whole picture of the animal and human life. The law is useless when a person tries to take revenge himself. Undoubtedly by taking revenge, the wrongdoer and the counter-attacker are equal and at the same level. There is no difference between both, apparently.
Analysis of Bacon's Essay of Love
Analysis of Bacon's Essay of Love - Term Paper
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. Of Love The 'Essays' of Francis Bacon are the first in date of classics of English prose, in proper sense of the term. They are used as class-books almost as much of Shakespeare's plays. No one in English literature has ever written a greater number of essays packed with striking formulas and loaded with practical wisdom.
An Analysis Of Parents and Children, Of Marriage and Single Life, and Of Love
Of Love by Francis Bacon. The stage is more beholding to love, that the life of man. For as to the stage, love is ever matter of comedies, and now and then of tragedies; but in life it doth much mischief; sometimes like a siren, sometimes like a fury. You may observe, that amongst all the great and worthy persons whereof the memory remaineth, either ancient or recent there is not one, that hath been transported to the mad degree of love: which shows that great spirits, and great business, do keep out this weak passion. You must except, nevertheless, Marcus Antonius, the half partner of the empire of Rome, and Appius Claudius, the decemvir and lawgiver; whereof the former was indeed a voluptuous man, and inordinate; but the latter was an austere and wise man: and therefore it seems though rarely that love can find entrance, not only into an open heart, but also into a heart well fortified, if watch be not well kept.
In Of Great Place by Francis Bacon we have the theme of social status, dom, power, respect, identity and self-sacrifice. Taken from his Essays, Civil and Moral collection the reader realises from the beginning of the essay that Bacon may be exploring the theme of social status. In his time Bacon wrote sixty different essays.