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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 Culture of Violence: Essays on Tragedy and History

Francis Barker - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 258 pages
...anti-humanism not of the theoretical kind - above the value of individual men, or even life itself: And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used,...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 Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1993 - 1092 pages
...(1891-1980), US author. The Air-Conditioned Hightmare, "With Edgar Várese in the Gobi Desert" (1 945). 1« X JOHN MILTON (1608-74). English poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for ihe Liberty of Unlicensed Printing...
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Les âges de la vie en Grande-Bretagne au XVIIIe siècle: actes de colloques ...

Serge Soupel - Aging in literature - 1995 - 233 pages
...do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life1. Parler des âges de...
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The Best Test Preparation for the Advanced Placement Examination English ...

Linda Bannister, Ellen Davis Conner, Robert Liftig, Luann Reed-Siegel - Study Aids - 1994 - 272 pages
...be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable cteature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, kills...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spitit, embalmed -5 and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - Poets, English - 1996 - 1539 pages
...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. [297-8] Great literature influences countless...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Missing Page," written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (1956-1963). Episode broadcast Feb. 26, 1960. 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, (1608-1674) British poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are. 7458 Areopagitica o 7459 Areopagitica It was from out the rind of one apple tasted that the knowledge of good and evil...
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Quintessence-- Realizing the Archaic Future: A Radical Elemental Feminist ...

Mary Daly - Social Science - 1999 - 288 pages
...printing. In a passage that must be thought provoking to Searchers, Milton wrote: [A]s good ahnost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills...book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embahned and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. . . . We should be wary, therefore, what...
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The Constitutional Protection of Freedom of Expression

Richard Moon - Law - 2000 - 312 pages
...preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them ... [U]nless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man...itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye.' 50 In the view of Ong 1982, 46, because '[w]riting separates the knower from the known' it permits...
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Dictionary of Literary and Dramatic Censorship in Tudor and Stuart England

Dorothy Auchter - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 403 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...itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye. . . . We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise against the living labors of public men,...
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