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" Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. "
The American Whig Review - Page 480
1845
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...own energetic language, Ave may justly call it, what he has defined a good book to be, " the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." His late biographer, instead of praising Milton for a service so honorably rendered...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 81

1857
...were, in the eye. Many a 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 life beyond life " We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against the living labours...
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The Quarterly Journal of Education, Volume 2

Education - 1831
...God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against the living labours...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The library. The village. The ...

George Crabbe - Poets, English - 1834
...God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss ; and revolutions of ages do...
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An Essay on the Origin, Character, and Tendency of Creeds and Confessions of ...

John Mason Duncan - Creeds - 1834 - 262 pages
...God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit ; embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." Many such theological and literary efforts are made now-a-days. The manner in...
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The Saturday magazine

1834
...teeth, and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. * * * A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a lito beyond life. MiLTOX. THE FIRST STEAM-BOAT IN THE WEST INDIES. SIR RALPH WOODFORD told us, that...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 5

Periodicals - 1835
...teeth, and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. ' * " A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. MILTON. THE FIRST STEAM-BOAT IN THE WEST INDIES. SIR RALPH WOODFORD told us, that...
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The British Magazine and Monthly Register of Religious and ..., Volume 8

Theology - 1835
...other, for the gospel light and religious liberty we enjoy. Milton says, ' A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.' Surely the writings of Wicklifl' ought not to be suffered to perish. A much smaller...
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Systematic Catalogue of Books in the Collection of the Mercantile Library ...

Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York, New York (N.Y.). Mercantile Library Association - Libraries - 1837 - 312 pages
...God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burthen to the earth ; but a good oook is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against the living labours...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good Book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. MILTON. MY way must be straight on. True with the tongue, False with the heart—-I...
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