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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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Elements of English Grammar, Analytical and Synthetical: Arranged in ...

William Colgrove Kenyon - English language - 1849 - 328 pages
...this fickle, this fleeting period, without bewailings, or envyings, or murmurings, or complainings. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit. Christianity is indeed peculiarly fitted to the...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 6

Robert Aspland - 1850
...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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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 20

1850
...kills a man, kills a reasonable creature — God's image ; but he who destroys a good book, destroys reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were,...Many a man lives a burden to the earth : but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond...
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The North British review, Volume 13

1850
...Who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature—God's image; but he who destroys a good book, destroys reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were,...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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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...— God's image ; but he who destroys a good book, destroys reason itself, kills the image of (Ħod, 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 masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1850
...man, kills a reafonable creature, God's image ; but he who deftroys a good book, kills reafon itfelf, kills the image 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 mafter fpirit, embalmed and...
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The age and its architects, ten chapters on the English people

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1850
...book, because who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's image, but who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God as it were in the eye." Could the people, instead of merely receiving instruction from the desk and the platform, enter the...
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The works of John Milton in verse and prose, with a life of the ..., Volume 4

John Mitford - 1851
...kills a reafonable creature, Gods Image ; but hee who deftroyes a good Booke, kills reafon it felfe, kills the Image of God, as it were in the eye. Many...; but a good Booke is the pretious life-blood of a mafter fpirit, imbalm'd and treafur'd up on purpofe to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age can reftore...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...good book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who kills 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 Course of Reading for Common Schools and the Lower Classes of Academies ...

Henry Mandeville - Readers - 1851 - 377 pages
...OF A GOOD BOOK. 1 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. Many a man lives a bur As good almost kill a man, as kill a book : who kills a 2 den to the earth ; but a good book is...
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