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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 Christian Pioneer, Volumes 10-14

Baptists - 1856
...said, and he knew all about it — "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. A Good Book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a...
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Methodist Review, Volume 38

1856
...books demean themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine, imprispn, and do sharpest justice ou them as malefactors ; 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. — MILTON. (1.) "...
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The Eclectic Review

1856
...ami Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how book» demean themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for lx>oktiirt nut absolutely dead things, but do contain a ¡ml. my of life in them to be .i» active...
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The North British review, Volume 27

1857
...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...a progeny of life in them, to be as active as that evil was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The North British Review, Volumes 26-27

1857
...and common wealth 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 u progeny of life in them, to be as active as that evil was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 41

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1857
...thought they thus contain. To apply once more the words of Milton to our subject, there will be found " a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they will preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volumes 80-81

England - 1857
...thought they thus contain. To apply once more the words of Milton to our subject, there will be found "a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they will preserve, as ia a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 10; Volume 18; Volume 40

Methodist Church - 1858
...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 ore not absolutely dead things, hut do contain n potency of life in them to be as active as that soul...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 12; Volume 20; Volume 42

Methodist Church - 1860
...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 absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whole progeny they are. — MILTON. I. —...
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Russell's Magazine

Paul Hamilton Payne - Literature, Modern - 1860
...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 «re not absolntelv dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active n» that...
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