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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 prose works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton, James Augustus St. John, Charles Richard Sumner - Literary Criticism - 1848
...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...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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The history of the Church of England in the colonies and foreign ..., Volume 2

James Stuart Murray Anderson - Great Britain - 1848
...unlicensed printing, admits ' that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how Books demean themselves as well...thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice to them as malefactors : for Books,' he affirms, 'are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a...
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Memoirs of Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, baronet: With selections from his ...

Charles Buxton - Slavery - 1848 - 510 pages
...THB MAM AKI) IH« SATYK. [Specimen.] COMMERCIAL BOOKS PUBLISHED BY Orfftiujljum UHlson, U0pl LONDON BOOKS are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them, to be as active as thnt soul was whose progeny they are — MILTOK. AUTHORS desirous of having their Literary Productions...
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Études littéraires ou cours complet de littérature anglaise

Georges Hardinge Champion - 1849
...PRESS. I deny not but that it is of thé greatest concernment in thé church and commonwealth, to hâve a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...contain a potency of life in them , to be as active as that soûl whose progeny they are ; nay, they do préserve, as in a vial, Ihe purest efficacy and extraction...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1849
...Liberty of Unlicensed Printing,' which will be familiar to most of his admirers. ' For books,' he says, ' 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...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1850
...thereafter to confine, imprifon, and do marpeft juftice on them as malefaftors. For books are not abfolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as aftive as that foul was whofe progeny they are ; nay, they do preferve as in a vial the pureft efficacy...
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John Milton: A Biography, Especially Designed to Exhibit the Ecclesiastical ...

Cyrus R. Edmonds - Literary Criticism - 1851 - 251 pages
...deny not," he says, " 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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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...Printing." " I do not deny but it is of the greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves, as well as men ; and therefore to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for books are not...
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Sketches of English literature, from the fourteenth to the present century

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1852
...frame. " I deny not but that it is of the 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 whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction...
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Foliorum centuriae, selections for translation into Latin and Greek prose ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1852
...1833.] 19. I DENT 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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