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" I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors. For books are not... "
The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors - Page 29
by Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 22

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1823
...and commonwealth to bave a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them...active as that soul was, whose progeny they are."* But, Sir, it is quite superfluous to proceed further with these authorities. The universal sentiment...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 17

Baptists - 1825
...demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest judgment upon them, as malefactors : for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potencie of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them...books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them...books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them...malefactors. For books are not absolutely dead things, but dp contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...and commonwealth; to have a vigilant eye how Books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, Imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books arc not nbsolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of 'life in them to be aa active as that soul...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The ..., Volume 4

Edward Robinson - 1848
...but that published at Rome in the nineteeth year of this nineteenth century. If, as Milton says, " books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them," the noblest of them all will find their peers on the pages of the Prohibitory Index. Scarcely a score...
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 12

1832
...more exquisite than the following : " Books are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potcucie of life in them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they doe preserve as in a violl the purest cfficacie and extraction of that living intellect that bred them....
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Essays

Samuel Ward - 1834 - 68 pages
...and Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves, as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them...books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency o! life in them tii be as active as that soul whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve,...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1834
...thoughts the best way. SIR W. TliMFLX. BOOKS are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potencie of life in them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they aie; nay, they do preserve as in a viull the purest efficacie and extraction of that living intellect...
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