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" For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. "
The Ceylon magazine - Page 2
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - Conduct of life - 1839 - 350 pages
...men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...For where in all her walks shall study seize Such monuments of human state as these P ] (I) [ w Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of...
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Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections, Volume 2

Lady Georgiana Chatterton - Europe - 1841
...says MiJ ton, " in the thought of what incalculable good or evil may be done by one single book. Eooks are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction...
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Home sketches and foreign recollections, Volume 2

lady Henrietta Georgiana M. Chatterton - 1841
...not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. 1 know they are as lively and as vigorously...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...and thereafter to confine in prison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books arc not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they arc. Nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The Christian Witness, and Church Member's Magazine, Volume 3

Theology
...affection and his hope wait on your proceedings. — A/iltun. Books ire not absolutely dead things, hut do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose priigeny they ate : nay, tliey do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

American literature - 1857
...thought they thus contain. To apply once more the words of Milton to our subject, there will be found " a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they will preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 pages
...justice on them as malefactors; for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them, to be as active as that soul whose...; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1845
...Milton says, " to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves ; for books are not dead things, but contain a progeny of life in them, to be as active as the soul was whose progeny they are." It is of the greatest concernment to the present and the future,...
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