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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.... "
Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ... - Page 271
edited by - 1880
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton: To which are Added, Milton's Tractate ...

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 381 pages
...kills a reafonable creature, GOD'S image ; but hee who deftroyes a good Booke, kills reafon itfelf, kills the image of GOD, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the Earth ; but a good Boqke is the pretious liftblood of a mafter fpirit, imbalm'd and treafur'd up on purpofe to a life...
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Remarks on Johnson's Life of Milton: To which are Added Milton's Tractate of ...

Francis Blackburne - 1780 - 381 pages
...kills a reafonable creature,. GOD'S image ; but hee who deftroyes a good Booke, kills reafbn itfelf, kills the image of GOD, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the Earth -, but a good Booke is the pretious lifeblood of a mafter fririt, imbalm'd and treafur'd up on purpofe to a life...
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

Liberty - 1795 - 406 pages
...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 image > but he...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
...Editor. FGT 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...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 tends to give...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton - 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....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...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
...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 image ; but he...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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Geschichte der Poesie und Beredsamkeit seit dem Ende des dreizehnten ...

Friedrich Bouterwek - Literature - 1809
...reafonable creature, God's image; but he who dcflroys a good book, kills reafon itfelf, kills the im. ige of God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book (Sin fatorifdjíbibuftifdjee «ЮегГфеп be* Σ)id)ter6 (Sow lei) barf in fcer ©efdjid)ie bee...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...olher 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...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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