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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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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 12

1832
...fabulous dragons' teeth, and being sown; up and down may chance to spring up armed men. * * * * A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." We cannot trust ourselves longer with the prose works of Milton. Perhaps at a...
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Visits and Sketches at Home and Abroad: With Tales and ..., Volumes 1-2

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Art - 1834
...creature — God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself. Many a man lives a burthen to the earth, but a good book is the precious life-blood...revolutions of ages do not oft recover the loss of rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse ; therefore we should be wary how...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful ..., Volume 3

British literature - 1834
...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. "Tis true no age can restore a life whereof, perhaps, there is no great loss ;...
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Essays

Samuel Ward - 1834 - 68 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, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." Areopagitica, Milton's works, vol. i....
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An Essay on the Origin, Character, and Tendency of Creeds and Confessions of ...

John Mason Duncan - Creeds - 1834 - 262 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 theological...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The library. The village. The ...

George Crabbe - Poets, English - 1834
...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, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age...
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The baptist Magazine

1834
...hut 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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The Prose Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1835 - 976 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 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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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1836
...men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a book. 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." The publication of a book is like the scattering of seed upon the earth. The act...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 5

Englishmen - 1836
...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 no age can...
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