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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 Golden Sunset; Or, the Homeless Blind Girl

Annie Kane - Blind - 1867 - 235 pages
...as good almost kill a man as kill a good book. Who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature—God's image; but he who destroys a good book kills reason...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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John Milton and His Times: An Historical Novel

Max Ring - Great Britain - 1868 - 308 pages
...up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be good, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." " But license," objected...
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JOHN MILTON AND HIS TIMES

MAX RING - 1868
...up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be good, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." " But license," objected...
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Studies in English prose: specimens, with notes, by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1868
...other hand, unless wariness (caution) be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book. Who (He who] kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book ia the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose (with a view) to...
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Typical Selections from the Best English Authors: With Introductory Notices

English authors - English literature - 1869 - 400 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 fo a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life,...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...sown up and down, may chance 're ring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wari-.iii be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good...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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Readings for winter gatherings, temperance and mothers' meetings, etc. Ed ...

James Fleming - 1870
...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, whereof,...
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Selections from the Prose Works of John Milton: With Critical Remarks and ...

John Milton - 1870 - 338 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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The history of English literature; with an outline of the origin and growth ...

William Spalding - 1870
...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...earth ; but a good 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...
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The Ennobling of Democracy: The Challenge of the Postmodern Age

Thomas L. Pangle - Political Science - 1993 - 240 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...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. . . . Give me the liberty...
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