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" 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 ; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. "
The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author - Página 209
por John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volumen2

1837
...For (to use the language of Milton), " books are not absolutely dead 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 and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I...
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Annual Report, Volúmenes1-18

American and Foreign Bible Society - 1838
...(speaking merely of human productions.) " are not absolutely dead 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 and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. They...
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The New-York Review, Volumen3

1838
...is accustomed to the reflection that "books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are" — that "a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose...
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The New-York Review, Volumen3

Caleb Sprague Henry, Joseph Green Cogswell - 1838
...is accustomed to the reflection that "books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are"—that "a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on...
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Selections from the Works of Taylor, Latimer, Hall, Milton, Barrow, South ...

Basil Montagu - 1839 - 350 páginas
...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 progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve...
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Tracts for the people, designed to vindicate religious and Christian liberty

Tracts - 1840 - 470 páginas
...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...that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a viol the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I...
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The Bible Christian

1840
...hae begun the gude work, e'en sae perfect it, an' ye shall nae want your reward in heaven.' BOOKS. BOOKS are not absolutely dead things, but do contain...that soul was whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve, as in a phial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them....
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1840
...of human state as these P ] (I) [ w Books are not absolutely dead 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 and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I...
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The Difficulties and Discouragements which Attend the Study of the ...

Francis Hare - 1840 - 32 páginas
...OF EVERY MONTH, WITH THE MAGAZINES.] Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potencie of life in 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 intellect that bred them. —...
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Home sketches and foreign recollections, Volumen2

lady Henrietta Georgiana M. Chatterton - 1841
...evil may be done by one single book. Books are not absolutely dead 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 and extraction of that living intellect that bred them....
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