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" 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 a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in... "
A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ... - Page 57
edited by - 1889 - 701 pages
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New-England's Memorial

Nathaniel Morton - Massachusetts - 1669 - 515 pages
...honored in the east and the west, in two countries separated by a mighty ocean." — Life, 75. " A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." — Milton. Before proceeding to give Mr. Robinson's views in detail, we feel...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...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 burden to the earth ; but a good...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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Memoir of Old Humphrey, with gleanings from his portfolio, in prose and verse

Old Humphrey - Methodists - 1799 - 320 pages
...gathered now ; the full harvest is reserved to the end of the world. " A good book," says Milton, " is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed...treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." It may teach for ages : succeeding generations of a family may gather from it knowledge, and find in it...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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...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 1

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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 burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a mafter fpirit, imbalmed and treafured up on purpofe to a life beyond life. It is true, no age...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton - 1809
...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 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 life. It is true, no age...
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Occasional Essays on Various Subjects

Francis Maseres - Electronic book - 1809 - 607 pages
...but he who deftroys a good book, kills reafon itfelr, kills 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 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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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...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 burden to the earth: but a good...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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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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 burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embahued and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no aap...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...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 life. 'Tis true, no age can restore a life, whereof...
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