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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 Bookshop

Penelope Fitzgerald - Fiction - 1997 - 123 pages
...faithfully, Thomas Thornton, Solicitor and Commissioner for Oaths. December 9 1959 Dear Mr Thornton, A good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life, and as such it must surely be a necessary commodity. Yours sincerely, Florence...
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Philosophical and Theological Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...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...master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. MILTON'S Speech for the liberty of unlicensed printing. THUS far then I have been...
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The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Joseph Loewenstein - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2010 - 360 pages
...pretious life-blood of a master spirit, imbalm'd and treasur'd up on purpose to a life beyond life. Tis true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss; and revolutions of ages doe not oft recover the losse of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole Nations fare the worse....
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Bookmarked for Murder

Marion Moore Hill - Fiction - 2002 - 236 pages
...whimsical little sayings to walls and shelves in the reading room, mostly in praise of books: A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. —John Milton, Areopagitica It struck Juanita as an interesting quirk in her new...
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Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Kenneth Ira Kersch - History - 2003 - 395 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 Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 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,...
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The Universal Kabbalah

Leonora Leet - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2004 - 494 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.46 The transpersonal...
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Argumentation in Practice

Frans H. Van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 368 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. The first paragraph...
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The Intellectual Commons: Toward an Ecology of Intellectual Property

Henry C. Mitchell - Law - 2005 - 221 pages
...who kills 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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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - Philosophy - 2010 - 316 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." This extraordinary...
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