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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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Methodist Review, Volume 42

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 hooks are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With a Memoir and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Milton, James Montgomery - 1861
...have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves, as well as men ; and thereafter to confine in prison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for...things, but do contain a progeny of life in them, to be aa active as that soul was whose progeny they are. Nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest...
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The Victoria Regia: A Volume of Original Contributions in Poetry ..., Issue 11

Adelaide Anne Procter - English literature - 1861 - 349 pages
...Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how Bookes demcane themselves, as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors: For Bookes are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potencie of Life in them to be as active as...
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The Victoria Regia: A Volume of Original Contributions in Poetry ..., Issue 11

Adelaide Anne Procter - English literature - 1861 - 349 pages
...Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eve bow Bookes deuieane themselves, as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors: For Bookes are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potencie of Life in them to be as active as...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places, and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1862 - 558 pages
...Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye Itfe books demean themselves, as well as men ; and therefore to confme, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors...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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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...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 Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No, Volume 1

Derwent Coleridge - 1863
...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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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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...progeny of life in them, to be as active as that soul whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 117

English literature - 1865
...Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how bookes demeane themselves, as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for bookes are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a poteneie of life in them to bo as active as...
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Life and Times of John Milton

William Carlos Martyn - Great Britain - 1866 - 307 pages
...and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how looks bemean 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 be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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