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" I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book.... "
English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) - Page 204
by John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
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Bookmarked for Murder

Marion Moore Hill - Fiction - 2002 - 236 pages
...glowing as he did so. Then Mavis devised a new tactic, answering in kind. When he offered the following: As good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who...itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. —John Milton, Areopagitica Books are fatal: they are the curse of the human race. Nine-tenths of...
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Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Kenneth Ira Kersch - History - 2003 - 395 pages
...know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and being up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And...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 restore a life, whereof,...
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The Major Works

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 966 pages
...chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost Lill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills 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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AP English Language and Composition: The Advanced Placement Exam with Reas ...

Linda Bannister, Ellen Davis Conner, Robert Liftig - Study Aids - 2003 - 262 pages
...up armed men. And yet on the other hand unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as lull a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable creature,...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirir, embalmed 25 and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age...
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The Holocaust of Texts: Genocide, Literature, and Personification

Amy Hungerford - History - 2003 - 206 pages
...equivalent of persons vulnerable to law. Arguing against restrictive licensing codes, Milton suggests that "unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man...itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye."22 In poetic and (later) novelistic envoi, starting at least as early as Chaucer, books are admonished...
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Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...dragon which Ovid says (Mel, III, 95126) were sown by its slayer, Cadmus, King of Thebes in Boeotia. image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason...book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.23 "Pis true, no age can restore a life,...
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - English literature - 2003 - 331 pages
...name of the hills near the Acropolis where the upper council met - the heart of Athenian democracy.) As good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who...itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to...
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Favourite Wisdom

Deborah Cassidi - Religion - 2003 - 160 pages
...Kilnnnul Burke (1729-97), from Reflection} on the Revolution in France Simon Jenkins, writer and'columnist As good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who...itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to...
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The Universal Kabbalah

Leonora Leet - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2004 - 494 pages
...preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. ... as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who...book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life.46 The transpersonal life of a book is not...
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Argumentation in Practice

Frans H. Van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 368 pages
...bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up...book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. The first paragraph of the passage, introduced...
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