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" I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book.... "
The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery - Page xvii
by John Milton - 1843
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841 - 1092 pages
...thy vast parchment include all mankind." FRANCIS BARHAM. 100 OUR MONTHLY CRYPT. " As good almost to kill a man, as kill a good book : who kills a man,...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806 - 624 pages
...down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness i PW vol. i. 289, be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood ot a master-spirit embalmed and treasured...
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Prose Works ...: Containing His Principal Political and ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1809 - 534 pages
...And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good botrfc :-who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...of God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, imbalmed and treasured...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 684 pages
...bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's tec-lh; and, being sown up and down, may chance to spring...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth: but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 690 pages
...dragon's teeth; and. being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet on the olher hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth: but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812 - 310 pages
...to argue freely, according to conscience, above all liberties. As good ahuost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature,...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embahued and treasured...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1822 - 526 pages
...them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they are : nay, they do preserve, as in a viol, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth: but a good book is the 73 PW i. 289. precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed...
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Remarks on the Rise, Use, and Unlawfulness of Creeds: And Confessions of ...

John Mason Duncan - 1825 - 300 pages
...beings, under an obligation which is common to all their privileges, and that is not to abuse them. uAs good almost kill a man, as kill a good book: who kills...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life blood of a master spirit; embalmed and treasured...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 1

1814 - 684 pages
...things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy...itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye." f This living, efficacy of bcroks, this mighty power of the press, both for good and evil, is in no...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826 - 368 pages
...them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a phial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living...of God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a masterspirit, imbalmed and treasured...
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