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" ... 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. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys... "
The Spectator: A Digest-index - Page viii
by William Wheeler - 1892 - 178 pages
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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 lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond...
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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...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...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 12

1823
...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 to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit,...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Electronic books - 1819 - 311 pages
...kills a reasonable creature, GODS Image ; but hee who destroyes a good Booke, kills Reason it selfe, kills the Image of GOD, as it were in the eye. Many...; but a good Booke is the pretious life-blood of a master spirit, imbalm'd and treasur'd up on purpose to a Life beyond Life. Tis true, no age can restore...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...kills a reasonable creature, GODS Image ; but hee who destroyes I a good Booke, kills Reason it selfe, kills the Image] of GOD, as it were in the eye. Many...lives a burden to the Earth ;. but a good Booke is the c pretious life-blood of a master spirit, imbalm'd and treasur'd up on purpose to a Life beyond Life^...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...different from other books, though it is not always easy to define in what respects. Milton says, " 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...
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Remarks on the rise, use, and unlawfulness of creeds: and confessions of ...

John Mason Duncan - Creeds - 1825 - 287 pages
...good book: who kills a man. kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it...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...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...book. Who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it...Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a masterspirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...good book. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it...Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life blood of a master spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 1

Theology - 1814
...good book : who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye." f This living, efficacy of bcroks, this mighty power of the press, both for good and evil, is in no...
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