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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
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 12

1823
...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, embalmed and treasured up, for purposes to a life beyond a Ijfe." VICISSITUDE OF FORTUNE. A characteristic trait of this sometimes...
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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...master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." And to whom does this apply with such force of truth as to those who have written...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - Fore-edge paintings - 1822 - 490 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 book is the 73 PW i. 289. 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
...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; embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." Many such...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...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 masterspirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true no age can restore a life, whereof...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...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, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true,...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.3 Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the prgcipns lit'phlnnH nf a mgsterjpirit^ imbalmed and treasure^ up on purpose to a ljfje_beyondTiife^...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...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, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.—Milton's Speech on...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 99, Part 1; Volume 145

Early English newspapers - 1829
...resulted from it, he would probably have dilated on the subject with somewhat less enthusiasm,) " a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." Whoever has studied Franklin in his political and philosophical works, will, it...
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The Law Magazine: Or, Quarterly Review of Jurisprudence, Volume 7

Law - 1832
...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...life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on a purpose to a life beyond life. We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against the...
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