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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 Wesley banner and revival record [afterw.] The Wesley banner ..., Volume 2

Samuel Dunn - 1852
...worthy of being engraven on the memory of our readers. " Books are no* absolutely dead things, bnt do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul whose progey they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 20

1850
...Areopagitica, Milton exerted all his powers in advocating the side of liberty. " Books," žaid he, " are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in liiem, to be as active лз that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...and Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves, as well as men ; and therefore 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 he as active as that soul whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - English literature - 1852 - 404 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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John Milton: the Patriot and Poet

Edwin Paxton Hood - 1852 - 235 pages
...enthusiasm of genius and scholarship, upon the shrines of Liberty. He venerates the spirits of books; "for books are not absolutely dead things, but do...contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as the soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
...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 iu them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve...
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THE COMPLETE WORKS OF SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE

PROFESSOR SHEDD - 1853
...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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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 3

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...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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A History of England in the Lives of Englishmen, Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1853
...vigilant eye how books demean themselves, as well as men. For books are not absolutely dead things, but contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are. I know they are as lively and vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853 - 546 pages
...in tne church and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean therm.-lves ал well ai men. perforation of the precipice. At the mouth of the cave sale two figures; the first, bo ae active as tbat soul was whose progeny they are I know they are as lively and as vigorously productive...
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