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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 211
por John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
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British Writers: Retrospective supplement, Volumen2

Jay Parini - 2002 - 509 páginas
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Justifying Belief: Stanley Fish and the Work of Rhetoric

Gary A. Olson - 2002 - 178 páginas
...2 1 For Stanley and Jane who have contributed immeasurably to the intellectual life of the academy Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain...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. —John...
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The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Joseph Loewenstein - 2010 - 360 páginas
...which the venerated author perpetually inheres. In a different polemical context Milton had argued "books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as the soul was whose progeny they are; nay they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The Major Works

John Milton - 2003 - 966 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 vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that Irving intellect that bred them. I...
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Freedom of Speech: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Kenneth Ira Kersch - 2003 - 395 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...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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Manhood Lost: Fallen Drunkards and Redeeming Women in the Nineteenth-Century ...

Elaine Frantz Parsons - 2003 - 241 páginas
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Libricide: The Regime-sponsored Destruction of Books and Libraries in the ...

Rebecca Knuth, John English - 2003 - 277 páginas
...book burning, Guy Stern (1989) drew upon his experience as a witness to the fires and quoted Milton: "Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain...as active as that soul was whose progeny they are. . . ." This poignant description of the burning of the National Library in Sarajevo is by a former...
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AP English Language and Composition: The Advanced Placement Exam with Reas ...

Linda Bannister, Ellen Davis Conner, Robert Liftig - 2003 - 262 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...things but do contain a potency of life in them to be active as that soul whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy...
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The Classical Association: The First Century, 1903-2003, Volúmenes61-64

Christopher Stray - 2003 - 300 páginas
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George Eliot's Dialogue with John Milton

Anna K. Nardo - 2003 - 278 páginas
...passage. Daniel imagines his grandfather speaking "with him in those written memorials which, says Milton, 'contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul [was] whose progeny they are'" (DD, 670). 14. The following was omitted from the passage Eliot copied into her notebook: "I know they...
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