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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 Ennobling of Democracy: The Challenge of the Postmodern Age

Thomas L. Pangle - 1993 - 244 pages
...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 as in a vial the purest efficacy...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 masterspirit, embalmed and treasured...
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The Culture of Violence: Essays on Tragedy and History

Francis Barker - 1993 - 280 pages
...anti-humanism not of the theoretical kind - above the value of individual men, or even life itself: And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used,...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 Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1214 pages
...(1891-1980), US author. The Air-Conditioned Hightmare, "With Edgar Várese in the Gobi Desert" (1 945). 1« X JOHN MILTON (1608-74). English poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for ihe Liberty of Unlicensed Printing...
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A Sourcebook of Canadian Media Law

Robert Martin, Gordon Stuart Adam - 1994 - 900 pages
...discourage independent thought through licensing was to deprive society of Reason itself. He wrote, who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye ... a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose...
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Les âges de la vie en Grande-Bretagne au XVIIIe siècle: actes de colloques ...

Serge Soupel - 1995 - 252 pages
...do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. 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 life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured...
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The Best Test Preparation for the Advanced Placement Examination English ...

Linda Bannister, Ellen Davis Conner, Robert Liftig, Luann Reed-Siegel - 1994 - 270 pages
...be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable cteature, God's image; but he who destroys a good book, 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-spitit, embalmed -5 and...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - 1996 - 708 pages
...preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. . . . unless wariness be used, as good almost kill 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 lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured...
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Writing on the Renaissance Stage: Written Words, Printed Pages, Metaphoric Books

Frederick Kiefer - 1996 - 394 pages
...those exercises in destruction signal a repudiation of reason. As John Milton wrote in Areopagitica, "who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye." 31 The age of the printing press, which had seemed to promise a period of enlightenment, became an...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 666 pages
...Missing Page," written by Ray Galton and Alan Simpson (1956-1963). Episode broadcast Feb. 26, 1960. As good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who...itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye. JOHN MILTON, (1608-1674) British poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of Unlicensed Printing...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 686 pages
...potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are. 7458 Areopagitica o 7459 Areopagitica It was from out the rind of one apple tasted that the knowledge of good and evil...
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