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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 Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...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 lifeblood of a master spirit, imbahned and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life whereof...
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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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...book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'T is true no age can restore a life, whereof...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1845
...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...eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a gcOcl ibook is the precious lifebjood of a master spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 1

John Milton - 1847
...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...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: A Selection of the Choicest Productions ...

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...spring up armed men. And yet, on the other band, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man u from Afric shore, When Charleniain with all his peerage...mortal prowess, yet obscrv'd Their dread commander ; of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured np on purpose to a life beyond life. Tis true no age can...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost, kill a man as kill a good book : who kill* a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but...book' is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured upon purpose to a life beyond life. It is trtie, no age can restore a life,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - English prose literature - 1848
...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...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 Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1849
...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...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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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1850
...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. 'Tis true no age can...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 6

Robert Aspland - 1850
...Two or three years previously, Milton had with matchless eloquence denounced the burning of books. "As good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who...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 can...
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