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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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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1837
...immortal mind when under the highest consciousness of freedom at the attempt made to fetter its powers. As good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who...spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss ; and...
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Lives of eminent and illustrious Englishmen, ed. by G. G. Cunningham, Volume 3

Englishmen - 1837
...chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almo.t kill a man as kill a good book ; who kills a man kills...spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is nu great loss ; and...
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The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ...

Cynosure - 1837
...preserve as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them .. .Unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a Man,...Book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. MILTON. MY way must be straight on. True...
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The Bible Christian

1840
...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. It is true no age can restore a life, whereof...
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Tracts for the people, designed to vindicate religious and Christian liberty

Tracts - Church and state - 1840 - 470 pages
...bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragons' teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up...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 poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth , and being sown up and down, may chance to bring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness...book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life,...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

British periodicals - 1841
...see — But breathe farewell for ever ! THOS. H. GLAMORGAN. OUR MONTHLY CRYPT. " As good almost to kill a man, as kill a good book : who kills a man,...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." Landlord and Tenant:...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volume 1

John Milton - 1843
...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...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 of a master-spirit, embalmed and...
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The American Biblical Repository, Volume 9

Theology - 1837
...immortal mind when under the highest consciousness of freedom at the attempt made to fetter its powers. As good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who...spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss ; and...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature, Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hsnrt, RANDOLPH ( in'o-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life, "fis true...
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