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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: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...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...malefactors; for books are not absolutely dead things, but do eontain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they are: nay, they...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...not," says the cnt pleader, " but that it is of great icernment in the church and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, arid do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...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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Geschichte der Poesie und Beredsamkeit seit dem Ende des dreizehnten ...

Friedrich Bouterwek - Literature, Modern - 1809
...thereafter to confine, imprifon, and do fharped jufticc on them as malefa‚ors: for books are not abfolutely dead things , but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that foul was whofe progeny they arc; nay, they do preferve as in a vial the purcft efficacy and extraction...
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Occasional essays on various subjects: chiefly political and historical ...

Francis Maseres - Great Britain - 1809 - 607 pages
...imprifon, and do (harped justice on them as malefactors; for books are not abfoluteiy 193 dead thing*, but do Contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that foul was whofe progeny they are ; nay, they do prefcrve, as in a vial, the pureft efficacy and...
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Geschichte der Poesie und Beredsamkeit seit dem Ende des dreizehnten ...

Friedrich Bouterwek - Literature - 1809
...confine ,. imprifon, and do iliarpeft jnftice on them as raajefa‚ors: for hooks ere not abfolutely dead things , but do contain a potency of life in them to be as aclive . as that foul was whofe progeny they are; my, (hey do preferve as in a vial the pureft efficacy...
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The life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 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...malefactors: for books are not absolutely dead things, but do cond P. wi 289. tain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...that it is of great concernment in the church and commonwealth to have a vigilant eye how books domean themselves as well as men, and thereafter to confine,...malefactors: for books are not absolutely dead things, but do ecu** P. wi 289. tain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they...
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An Account of Ireland, Statistical and Political, Volume 2

Edward Wakefield - Ireland - 1812
...Ľ " I deny not, but that it is of the greatest concernment in thechurch and eomnwn-wealth, 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 viol, the purest efficacy and...
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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
...is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant eye how Bookes demeane themselves as well as Men ; and thereafter to confine,...malefactors: For Books are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potencie of Life in them to be as active as that Soule was whose progeny they are ; nay,...
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