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" 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 up on purpose to a life beyond life. "
Systematic catalogue of books in the collection of the Mercantile library ... - Page 60
by Mercantile Library Association of the City of New-York - 1837 - 385 pages
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The manual of liberty, or, Testimonies in behalf of the rights of mankind ...

Pre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress) - Political Science - 1795 - 406 pages
...do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise...labours of public men, how we spill that seasoned life of man, preserved and stored up in books ; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - Literary Criticism - 1806
...do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary, therefore, what persecution we...labours of public men ; how we spill that seasoned life of man preserved and stored up in books ; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed,...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary (therefore ; what persecution we...labours of public men, how we spill that seasoned life of man,' preserved and stored up in books ; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed,...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise...labours of public men ; how we spill that seasoned life of man preserved and stored up in books ; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed,...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...do not oft recover the loss of a rejected Irulh, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise...the living labours of public men; how we spill that sea^ soned life of man preserved and stored up in books; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus...
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The life of Milton, and Conjectures on the Origin of Paradise Lost, by ...

William Hayley, William Cowper - Poets, English - 1810
...work in his own energetic language, Ave may justly call it, what he has defined a good book to be, " the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." His late biographer, instead of praising Milton for a service so honorably rendered...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise...labours of public men, how we spill that seasoned life of man, preserved and stored up in books; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed,...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias George Smollett - English literature - 1816
...for the want of which whole nations fare the worse. We should be wary, therefore, what persecutions we raise against the living labours of public men, how we spill that seasoned life of man preserved and stored up in books; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus committed,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 81

History - 1857
...of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book [picture] is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed...labours of public men, how we spill that seasoned life of man, preserved and stored up in books [pictures] ; since we see a kind of homicide may be thus...
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Areopagitica: A Speech to the Parliament of England, for the Liberty of ...

John Milton - Freedom of the press - 1819 - 311 pages
...not oft recover the losse of a rejected Truth, for the want of which whole Nations fare the worse. We should be wary therefore what persecution we raise against the living labours of publick men, how we spill that season'd Life of Man preserv'd and stor'd up in Books; since we see...
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