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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. "
Annual Report - Página 34
por American and Foreign Bible Society - 1838
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The Ceylon magazine

...dreams, Be wise and tute." "For \books,"— says Ivlilton in one of his most beautiful pros* Works *— " are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny 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 essence and extraction of that...
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Home Sketches and Foreign Recollections, Volumen2

Lady Georgiana Chatterton - 1841
...says MiJ ton, " in the thought of what incalculable good or evil may be done by one single book. Eooks are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny...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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The Christian Teacher, Volumen3

1841
...as a motto on the title-page : — " Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potencie 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 extraction of that living intellect that bred them. Many a man lives a...
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The History of England: From the Accession to the Decease of King ..., Volumen5

John Adolphus - 1842
...justice upon them as " malefactors ; for books are not absolutely dead " things ; but they have a potency of life in them, to " be as active as that soul was whose progeny they " are : nay, they contain, as in a vial, the purest ex" tract and efficacy of that intellect which bred them. " They...
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The poetical works of John Milton, with a memoir by J. Montgomery, Volumen1

John Milton - 1843
...and thereafter to confine in prison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books arc not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny...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...
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The American Biblical Repository

1843
...judge of such a man by the remains of his discourses will not do at all. " The books do not preserve the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them." The same may he said, though not perhaps with equal force, of other great orators, whose just fame...
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The Biblical Repository and Classical Review

1843
...judge of such a man by the remains of his discourses will not do at all. " The books do not preserve the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them." The same may he said, though not perhaps with equal force, of other great orators, whose just fame...
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The Christian Teacher, Volumen3

1841
...as a motto on the title-page : — " Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potencie 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 piirest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that hrcd them. Many a man lives...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volumen41

1857
...thought they thus contain. To apply once more the words of Milton to our subject, there will be found " a progeny of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they will preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred...
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The Chain Rule: A Manual of Brief Commercial Arithmetic

Charles Louis Schönberg - 1844 - 72 páginas
...price 5s. 6d. neat cloth. " Books are not absolutely Head things, but do contain a potencie of lile in them* to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are : nay, they do preserve, « in a viol, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that l>rnl them. — Mauy...
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