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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 the... "
The Ceylon magazine - Page 2
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
...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, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." EMERSON'S ESSAYS.*...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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 embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond a life. 'Tis true no age can...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809
...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 can restore a life,...
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Occasional Essays on Various Subjects: Chiefly Political and Historical ...

Francis Maseres - Great Britain - 1809 - 607 pages
...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
...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, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond a life. Tis true no age can...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley - Poets, English - 1810
...work in his own energetic language, Ave may justly call it, what he has defined a good book to be, " the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." His late biographer, instead of praising Milton for a service so honorably...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...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 can restore a life,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...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...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 81

1857
...of God, as it were, in the eye. 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 to a life beyond life " We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against the...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Arminianism - 1839
...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 beyond life." And to whom does this...
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