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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 Methodist Quarterly Review - Page 149
1858
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1822 - 490 pages
...the eloquent pleader, " but that it is of great concernment in the church and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men, and therer after to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors : for books are not...
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The Pamphleteer, Volume 22

Abraham John Valpy - Great Britain - 1823
...says, " I deny not but that it is of the greatest concernment to the church and commonwealth to bave a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...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."* But, Sir, it is...
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The Monthly Review

Ralph Griffiths, George Edward Griffiths - 1824
...society, may be committed by an unlicensed press, there is no doubt. To use again the words of Milton, " 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...
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Baptist Magazine and Literary Review, Volume 17

Baptists - 1825
...deny not," says he, " but that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest judgment upon them, as malefactors : for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potencie...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Theology - 1826
...the Press. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...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...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton, Francis Jenks - 1826
...wisdom. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...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 phial the purest efficacy and...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton, Francis Jenks - 1826
...cnmmnnwealfh., t_r> h.ivp a vigilnnt pyp how books demean thr;iT|sp1vps as wpll as men ; and jthereafter to confine, imprison, and, do sharpest justice on...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 phial the purest efficacy and...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

Unitarianism - 1826
...the Press. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...malefactors. For books are not absolutely dead things, but dp contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay,...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs]. 1st Amer. ed

Laconics - History - 1829
...Otway. MLI. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth; to have a vigilant eye how Books demean themselves as well...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 3

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...Otwny. MLI. I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and commonwealth; to have a vigilant eye how Books demean themselves as well...sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books arc not nbsolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of 'life in them to be aa active as that soul...
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