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" I know they are as lively and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man, as kill a good book.... "
Cyclopędia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ... - Page 399
edited by - 1847
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...to argue freely, according to conscience* above all liberties. As good almost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature,...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burthen to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured...
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The Monthly magazine

1841
...hope you will help me to fulfil, Mr. Editor. FGT OUR MONTHLY CRYPT. " As good almost to kill a man, as kill a good book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable...life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." EMERSON'S ESSAYS.* THE American is proud of any man, whose genius...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 1806
...And yet, on the other hand, unless warincs$ » PW vol. i. 280. be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable...life-blood of a master-spirit embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond a life. 'Tis true no age can restore a life, whereof, perhaps, there...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness i PW vol. i. 289, be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood ot a master-spirit embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond a life. Tis true no age can...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good botrfc :-who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a. life beyond life. It is true, no age...
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Occasional Essays on Various Subjects: Chiefly Political and Historical ...

Francis Maseres - Great Britain - 1809 - 607 pages
...man kills a reafonable creature, God's image; but he who deftroys a good book, kills reafon itfelr, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a matter fpirit, imbalmed and trcafured-up on purpofe to- a life beyond life. Jt is true, no age...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...spring up armed men. And yet on the olher hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable...life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond a life. Tis true no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...to argue freely, according to conscience, above all liberties. As good ahuost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature,...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embahued and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no aap...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...man, kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man...book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age can restore a life, whereof...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 81

1857
...who kills a I'MM kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book [picture], kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it...man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book [picture] is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a...
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