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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 poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...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 Bible Christian

1840
...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. It is true no age can...
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The Ceylon magazine

...vial the purest essence and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. Many a man," he adds, "lives a burden to the earth, but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on jiurpose to a life beyond life." Indeed I know not...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

British periodicals - 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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Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections, Volume 2

Lady Georgiana Chatterton - Europe - 1841
...teeth; and being sown up and down, may chante to spring up armed men." In another place he writes, " 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 quantity we have to learn, and know, and remember, encreases fearfully every...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

England - 1841
...do preserve as in a viol the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. 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." Such precious life-blood is " The Treatise...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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...not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for want of which whole nations fare worse. We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we raise against...
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The Monthly magazine, Volumes 53-58

Monthly literary register - 1822
...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 masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up, for purposes to a life beyond a life." THE RECORDER SYLVESTER. This successful lawyer had the hardest...
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The Comic Album: a Book for Every Table, Volume 1843

English wit and humor, Pictorial - 1843
...in the fulness of time, thou passest from sheets — into boards ! " A good book," saith Milton, " is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." Therefore is a good book likely to grow old. But this, the last of our set of...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

Christianity - 1841
...preserve as in a viol the piirest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that hrcd them. 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." Such precious life-blood is " The Treatise...
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