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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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Electric Language: A Philosophical Study of Word Processing

Michael Heim - 1999 - 309 páginas
...your Tears wash out a Word of it. —The Riibaiyat of Omar Khnyyam. trans. Edward FitzGerald Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny...as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of thai living intellect that bred Ihem — Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, Ood's image;...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - 1136 páginas
...wise men look for. Arapagltlca (1644] 7 Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose...preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction ofthat living intellect that bred them. AreoiMiyit it'll ( i (144) 8 As good almost kill a man as kill...
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Romantic Poets and the Culture of Posterity

Andrew Bennett - 1999
.... contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul whose progeny they are', that they 'preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them', and that 'a good book is the precious life blood of a master spirit, imbalm'd and treasur'd up on purpose...
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Radical Religion from Shakespeare to Milton: Figures of Nonconformity in ...

Kristen Poole - 2006 - 288 páginas
...pamphlets are transformed into a glorification of spawning ideas: "For books . . . contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose...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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Liberty: Its Meaning and Scope

Mordecai Roshwald - 2000 - 204 páginas
...censorship of the printed word: "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...extraction of that living intellect that bred them." Consequently, if he "who kills a Man kills a reasonable Creature . . . , he who destroys a good Book,...
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The Constitutional Protection of Freedom of Expression

Richard Moon - 2000 - 312 páginas
...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...extraction of that living intellect that bred them ... [U]nless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man, kills...
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Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest ...

Richard Newman, Patrick Rael, Phillip Lapsansky, Routledge - 2001 - 326 páginas
...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,...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...
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Pamphlets of Protest: An Anthology of Early African-American Protest ...

Richard Newman, Patrick Rael, Phillip Lapsansky, Routledge - 2001 - 326 páginas
...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...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...
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A Short History of Europe, 1600-1815: Search for a Reasonable World

Lisa Rosner, Professor Lisa Rosner, John Theibault - 2000 - 450 páginas
...themselves, as well as men. . . . 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 — And yet on the other hand unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book;...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - 2001 - 378 páginas
...propounded. RICHARD DE BURY, Philobiblon 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...extraction of that living intellect that bred them. JOHN MILTON, Areopagitica OSLER STRESSES THE IMPORTANCE of libraries in this 1901 address at the dedication...
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