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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 American Biblical Repository - Sivu 410
1843
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The Christian Teacher, Nide 3

1841
...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 extraction of that living intellect that bred them. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit...

The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1843
...so little profound thought, so little argument, so little even of what we should most expect to fmd, bursts of feeling, a rush of startling imagery, an...who could charm Dr. Franklin and Garrick, Hume and Doddridge, Bolingbroke, John Newton, Chesterfield and the rabble of Moorfields, must have had a virtue...

The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Nide 1

John Milton - 1843
...them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they arc. Nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and, being...

The Chain Rule: A Manual of Brief Commercial Arithmetic

Charles Louis Schönberg - 1844 - 72 sivua
...them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are: nay, ihey do preserve, 'u in H viol, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. — Many n man lives a burden to the earth ; hut a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit,...

The Prose Works of John Milton, Nide 1

John Milton - 1845
...TKerrT to be as active as that soulwas whose progeny Alicy are ; nay, thfy do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extrac\tion of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively^ and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being...

Class Book of Prose: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English and ...

John Seely Hart - 1845 - 372 sivua
...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 of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragons' teeth ; and being...

Recollections of a Tour: A Summer Ramble in Belgium, Germany, and Switzerland

James William Massie - 1846 - 548 sivua
...them as active as was that soul whose progeny they are ; nay," if " they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them ;" and if it be " almost as good kill a man as kill a good book :" since " he who destroys a good book...

The Yale Literary Magazine, Nide 12

1847
...precious life-blood of a master-spirit, treasured up to a life beyond life ; they preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them." They live with each succeeding age, and become the fountains of truth and knowledge to all mankind....

Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Nide 1

Robert Chambers - 1847
...in them, to be as active as that soul »hose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a rial, d waters in which it falleth so bitter, that men tasting thorn die thereof. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragona' teeth ; and being...

The Prose Works of John Milton, Nide 2

John Milton - 1848
...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. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth : and being...




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