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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 Pioneer Preacher, Or, Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags, and Other Lectures

William Henry Milburn - Blindness - 1858 - 309 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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The Methodist Review, Volume 10; Volume 18; Volume 40

Methodist Church - 1858
...ART. XII.-QUARTERLY BOOK-TABLE. 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 coiifiue, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors : for books are not absolutely dead...
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Methodist Review, Volume 41

1859
...greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth to hare a vigilant eye how books demean themselves ai well as men, and thereafter to confine, imprison,...contain a potency of life in them to be as active u tlin BOH! was whose progeny they are. — MILTON. I. — Religion, Theology, and Biblical Literature....
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 2

James Hamilton - Christian literature, English - 1859
...ant) tfjeit 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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A class-book of English prose, with biogr. notices, explanatory notes and ...

Robert Demaus - 1859
...in the church and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves, as well as man, and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest...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 Methodist Review, Volume 11; Volume 19; Volume 41

Methodist Church - 1859
...AKT. XL— QUARTERLY BOOK-TABLE. IT is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well...confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malt-factors ; for hooks are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to...
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A critical dictionary of English literature, and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859
...never grumble ; if you are ignorant, they cannot langh at you." — RICHARD Dl BDRT: Philobiblian. " x+d t . $ y kR L " pw uP R -\@4 : W K< $ > ! ,2 Fbge ʣ < that soul was, whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and...
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Once a Week, Volume 1

Eneas Sweetland Dallas - 1859
...learning thus entombed — with whatever departments of human knowledge such volumes deal — that "Books are not absolutely dead things, but do 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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Language Machines: Technologies of Literary and Cultural Production

Jeffrey Masten, Peter Stallybrass, Nancy Vickers - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 275 pages
...how Bookes demeane themtelves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do tharpest justice on them as malefactors: For Books are not absolutely dead things, but due contain a potencle of life in them to be as active as that soule was whote progeny they are; nay...
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Language Machines: Technologies of Literary and Cultural Production

Jeffrey Masten, Peter Stallybrass, Nancy Vickers - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 275 pages
...how Bookes demeane themtelves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do tharpest justice on them as malefactors: For Books are not absolutely dead things, but due contain a potencle of life in them to be as active as that soule was whote progeny they are; nay...
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