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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 Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature - Page 360
edited by - 1816
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Civil rights - 1795 - 406 pages
...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, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burthen to the earth ; but a good...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...ever ! THOS. H. GLAMORGAN. 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 a good book, kills Reason itMlf, lolls the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the ear th ; but...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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 creature, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, RS good almost kill a man as kill a good book t who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image : but he wiiy destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills tne image of God, as it were in the eye. Many...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 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...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...And yet on the other 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...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth: but a good...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 12

1823
...useful works. Milton had remarked what Horace alluded to in his Vicum vendrntem, thus et adores/ "He who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, — God's image : but he who destroys a good book, kill's reason itself, — kills the image of God, as it were in the eve. Many a man lives a burthen...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 81

1857
...unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book [picture] : 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 were, in the eye. Many a man lives a...
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Sketch of the History and Influence of the Press in British India ...

Leicester Stanhope Earl of Harrington - Censorship - 1823 - 194 pages
...establishment of a Censorship,— a fatal revolution by which reason herself was stifled : " For he who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself."* Thus knowledge of every description was communicated or withheld, according to the arbitrary discretion...
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