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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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From Old English to Standard English: A Course Book in Language Variation ...

Dennis Freeborn - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 479 pages
...kills a reafonabJe creature , Gods Image ; but hee who deftroyes * good Booke, kills reafon it felfe, kills the Image of God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the Emhj but a good Booke is the pretious life-blood of a matter fpirit, imbzlm'd and treafur'd up on purpofe...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, ng extenuate, Nor set down aught in malice: then, must you speak Of 7459 Areopagitica It was from out the rind of one apple tasted that the knowledge of good and evil...
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Is There a Meaning in This Text?: The Bible, the Reader, and the Morality of ...

Kevin J. Vanhoozer - Religion - 2009 - 512 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 were in the eye. John Milton4 197 Can we continue to speak, in the wake of deconstruction, of a morality of literary...
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Ethics in Education

David E. W. Fenner - Education - 1999 - 346 pages
...kills a reasonable creature, God's image; but hee who destroycs a good Book, kills reason it selfe, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye. Many...Earth; 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."14 For those who claim that...
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Electric Language: A Philosophical Study of Word Processing

Michael Heim - Computers - 1999 - 309 pages
...Ihem — Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, Ood's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye A good hook is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a...
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The Constitutional Protection of Freedom of Expression

Richard Moon - Law - 2000 - 312 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 were in the eye.' 50 In the view of Ong 1982, 46, because '[w]riting separates the knower from the known' it permits...
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The Routledge Dictionary of Religious & Spiritual Quotations

Geoffrey Parrinder - Religion - 2000 - 218 pages
...century BCE) 9 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. John Milton, Areopagitica (1644) 10 Thou shalt not kill; but need'st not strive Officiously to keep...
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Philosophical and Theological Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...good book. Who kills a man, Mils 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 burthen to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and...
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Dictionary of Literary and Dramatic Censorship in Tudor and Stuart England

Dorothy Auchter - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 403 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 were in the eye. . . . We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise against the living labors of public men,...
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The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Joseph Loewenstein - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 360 pages
...are said to preserve the extraction of the intellect that bred them, they are again physiologized: Many a man lives a burden to the Earth; 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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