What is the meaning of the paragraph starting with "for the second point: the causes and motives, ... in the meantime and reserve it" in the essay "Of Anger"? Can you please paraphrase it and also explain the deeper meaning of the motives of anger Bacon is talking about siting examples from real life so that it will be easy to understand. I find it difficult to comprehend the essay as it is written in old English.
In this paragraph, Bacon basically describes what he thinks are the causes of anger. Consider the first point.
First, to be too sensible of hurt; for no man is angry, that feels not himself hurt; and therefore tender and delicate persons must needs be oft angry; they have so many things to trouble them, which more robust natures have little sense of.
To paraphrase, Bacon is saying the sensitive people get their feelings hurt easily in ways that less sensitive people don’t realize. They get angry when most people normally wouldn’t.
The next is, the apprehension and construction of the injury offered, to be, in the...
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