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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 Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1854
...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...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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Laconics, Or The Best Words of the Best Authors

1856
...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...spirit, imbalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. — Milton's Speech on unlicensed Printing. MLII. It most behoves the honourable...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
...productive of some evil, although its general results were good. "And yet on the other hand," he added, " unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man...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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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued ..., Volume 4

Chambers's journal - 1856
...being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And .... unless wariness be used, as good 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.'* The inestimable advantage...
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The Book of Oratory: A New Collection of Extracts in Prose, Poetry and ...

Readers - 1856 - 500 pages
...pursuit of useful knowledge. ERASTUS C. BENEDICT. 81. A GOOD BOOK. As good almost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature...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,...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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. It is true, no age can restore a life,...
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The Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags, and Other Lectures

William Henry Milburn - Blind - 1857 - 285 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. It is true no age can restore a life whereof...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...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. It is true, no age can restore a, life,...
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The Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags, and Other Lectures

William Henry Milburn - Blind - 1857 - 285 pages
...being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. " And yet on the other hand, unless wanness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill 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 restore a life whereof...
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The American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 2

Education - 1856
...bred them. As good kill a man as kill a good book [Milton was writing in defense of a free press] ; who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature — God's...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." The thought which...
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