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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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The American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 2

Education - 1856
...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." The thought which next presents itself in connection with our subject, relates...
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Images from the Film Spiral

Sorel Etrog, Marshall McLuhan - Spiral (Motion picture) - 1987 - 128 pages
...polyhedron of scripture Doom is dark and deeper than any sea-dingle: Upon what man it falls A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life MILTON Distorted macromass of all sorts of horsehappy values and masses ofmeltwhile...
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A Confederacy of Dunces

John Kennedy Toole - Fiction - 2007 - 416 pages
...yo-yo, and rubber glove from his desk, he opened the Journal and began to write: Dear Reader, A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond. — Milton The perverted (and I suspect quite dangerous) mind of Clyde has devised...
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The Ennobling of Democracy: The Challenge of the Postmodern Age

Thomas L. Pangle - Political Science - 1993 - 240 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...masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. . . . Give me the liberty to know, to utter, and to argue freely according to conscience,...
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The Culture of Violence: Essays on Tragedy and History

Francis Barker - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 258 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. Tis true, no age can...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - Poetry - 1994 - 601 pages
...to be in order that liberty does not turn into licence. Areopagitica is unsurpassed for the first: '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 Me.' For the second, we need...
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Les âges de la vie en Grande-Bretagne au XVIIIe siècle: actes de colloques ...

Serge Soupel - Aging in literature - 1995 - 233 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...masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life1. Parler des âges de la vie selon le poète William Blake nous place immédiatement...
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The Best Test Preparation for the Advanced Placement Examination English ...

Linda Bannister, Ellen Davis Conner, Robert Liftig, Luann Reed-Siegel - Study Aids - 1994 - 272 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-spitit, embalmed -5 and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age...
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Polite Wisdom: Heathen Rhetoric in Milton's Areopagitica

Paul M. Dowling - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 113 pages
...as it were in the eye. So at first good books are equal to men. But shortly, they become superior. "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." Contrary to our first...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 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, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. [297-8] Great literature...
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