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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.... "
The poetical works John Milton. Repr., with memoir, notes, &c - Page xv
by John Milton - 1873
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The Manual of Liberty, Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...conscience* above all liberties. As good almost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's image > but he who destroys...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

Monthly literary register - 1841
...100 OUR MONTHLY CRYPT. " As good almost to kill a man, as kill a good book : who kills a man, kills a. reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who destroys...master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." What have the Whigs done ? London: Painter. 1841. THIS is a very able and eloquent...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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 creature, God's image; but he who. destroys...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 no great loss;...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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 creature, God's image; but he who destroys...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 - 1809
...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 image ; but he who destroys...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 - Electronic book - 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
...hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys...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 no great loss; and...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...conscience, above all liberties. As good ahuost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who destroys...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 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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