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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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Liber Cantabrigiensis.

Robert Potts - 1855
...he who destroys a good book, destroys 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.—John Milton. 457....
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Liber Cantabrigiensis, an Account of the Aids Afforded to Poor Students, the ...

Robert Potts - Scholarships - 1855 - 554 pages
...he who destroys a good book, destroys 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.—John Milton. 457....
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Reading lessons, ed. by E. Hughes, Book 1

Edward Hughes - 1855
...as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect which bred them." " A good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." . 2. Our forefathers have, in truth, worked so hard for our benefit through a...
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Great Truths by great Authors

1856
...should be few and well chosen. 330flfeS. — Milton. AS good almost kill a Man as kill a good 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. tSflOfeg. _ Clarendon. TTE who loves not Books before he 'comes to thirty years...
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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued ..., Volume 4

Chambers's journal - 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 inestimable advantage of good books, printing has secured to us as an inalienable...
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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...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. — Milton's Speech...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 pages
...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...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
...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...
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The Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags, and Other Lectures

William Henry Milburn - Blind - 1857 - 285 pages
...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...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 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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