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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 Theatrical City: Culture, Theatre and Politics in London, 1576-1649

David L. Smith, Richard Strier, David Bevington - History - 2003 - 308 pages
...tyrant for its uncompensated appropriation of other men's words. In so far as books 'contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are' (Areopagitica, CP, 2, 492), the misappropriation of another's words is, as Milton says in reference...
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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
...themselves, as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison and do sharpest justice on them as i5 malefactors: for books are not absolutely dead things but do contain a potency of life in them to be active as that soul whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as...
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Language Machines: Technologies of Literary and Cultural Production

Jeffrey Masten, Peter Stallybrass, Nancy J. Vickers - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 275 pages
...how Bookes demeane themtelves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do tharpest justice on them as malefactors: For Books are not absolutely dead things, but due contain a potencle of life in them to be as active as that soule was whote progeny they are; nay...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...doth in music lie. 7457 Areopagitica Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency 7 Ү 7 S {U : > O Ձ^yi > s| z F _@ Az C + 5 ʿ WЫ 7458 Areopagitica As good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable...
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A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

Lisa Rosner, Professor Lisa Rosner, John Theibault - History - 2000 - 450 pages
...themselves, as well as men. . . . For 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 — And yet on the other hand unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book;...
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Guilty Creatures : Renaissance Poetry and the Ethics of Authorship ...

Dennis Kezar Assistant Professor of English Vanderbilt University - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 280 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 of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve...
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Philosophical and Theological Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...coin' monwealth 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 English Renaissance: An Anthology of Sources and Documents

Kate Aughterson - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 608 pages
...Church and Commonwealth to have a vigilam eye how hooks demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors, For hooks are not ahsohttely dead things, hut do contain a potency of life in them to he as active as that...
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AP English Language and Composition: The Advanced Placement Exam with Reas ...

Linda Bannister, Ellen Davis Conner, Robert Liftig - Study Aids - 2003 - 262 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 of life in them to be active as that soul whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as...
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Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Kenneth Ira Kersch - History - 2003 - 395 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 of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve...
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