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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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Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1845 - 372 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 whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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Common sense, and the rights of conscience, vindicated, against spiritual ...

Independent Whig, Andrew SCOTT (Member of the Merchant Company, Edinburgh.) - 1845
...1674; and to use his own words, his " 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." But in spite of all his mental efforts, and the energy and skill of Cromwell and his army,t the Commonwealth...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3; Volume 38

Theology - 1845
...Milton says, " to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves ; for books are not dead things, but contain a progeny of life in them, to be as active as the soul was whose progeny they are." It is of the greatest concernment to the present and the future,...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany

Liberalism (Religion) - 1845
...Milton says, " to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves ; for books are not dead things, but contain a progeny of life in them, to be as active as the soul was whose progeny they are." It is of the greatest concernment to the present and the future,...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1847
...and commonwealth, to have a ngilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men ; and thereafter t sorrow lie ; And if for cold it hap to die, Well bury Ч in a Christmas pie, And evermore potency of life in them, to be as active as that soul »hose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 12

1847
...injured, their resurrection is sure. " Books," says Milton, " are not absolutely dead things ; they contain a progeny of life in them, to be as active as that soul whose progeny they are. The precious life-blood of a master-spirit, treasured up to a life beyond life...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Theology - 1848
...but that published at Rome in the oineteeth 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 Biblical Repository and Classical Review, Volume 4

Theology - 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 Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 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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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849
...and commonwealth, to hâve 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 soûl whose progeny they are ; nay, they do préserve,...
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