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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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Chambers's Edinburgh journal, conducted by W. Chambers. [Continued as ...

Chambers's journal - 1856
...judicious eulogy, let us append Milton's more modern and more eloquent laudation : ' Books,' says he, ' 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 phial, the purest efficacy and...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 8; Volume 16; Volume 38

Methodist Church - 1856
...REVIEWS AND NOTICES OF BOOKS. IT is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine, imprison, aud do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain...
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The Eclectic Review

Literary Criticism - 1856
...SEPTEMBER, 1856. " It is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth to have a Tigilont eye how books demean themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine, imprison, and ilo sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for books are not absolutely dead thing!) but do contain...
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The North British Review, Volumes 26-27

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1857
...deny not," he says, " but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and common wealth 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 evil was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines, Volume 2

James Hamilton - 1857
...i3rfjam'our. 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 North British Review, Volumes 26-27

Allan Freer - 1857
...deny not," ho says, " but that it is of greatest concernment in the church and common wealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain u progeny of life in them, to be as active as that evil was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1857
...it is of greatest concernment in the Church and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demeau themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine,...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 American Journal of Education and College Review

Absalom Peters, Henry Barnard, Samuel Sidwell Randall - Education - 1856
...can not laugh at you." Their nobler laudation by Milton is familiar to all who speak our tongue. " 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 phial, the purest efficacy and...
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The rifle, axe, and saddle-bags, and other lectures

William Henry Milburn - Blind - 1857 - 285 pages
...a vigilant eye, how books demean themselves, as well as men ; and thereafter to confine in prison, 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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The Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags, and Other Lectures

William Henry Milburn - Frontier and pioneer life - 1857 - 285 pages
...and age. " 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 as men ; and thereafter to confine in prison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors ; for books are not absolutely dead things,...
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