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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... "
The orator, a treasury of English eloquence - Page 24
by Orator - 1864
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The baptist Magazine

1825
...them, as malefactors : for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potencie of life i» 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 ofthat living intellect that bred them. I know they are as...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 17

1825
...demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest judgment upon them, as malefactors : for 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,...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...eye how books demean themselves as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors. 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...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...eye how books demean themselves as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors. 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...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...eye how books demean themselves as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors. For books are not absolutely dead things, but dp contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors

Laconics, John Timbs - 1829
...to confine, Imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books arc not nbsolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of 'life in them to be aa active as that soul was, whose progeny they arc; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy...
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson - 1848
...but that published at Rome in the nineteeth year of this nineteenth century. If, as Milton says, " books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a progeny of life in them," the noblest of them all will find their peers on the pages of the Prohibitory Index. Scarcely a score...
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The British Critic, Quarterly Theological Review, and ..., Volume 12

1832
...more exquisite than the following : " Books are not absolutely dead things, but doe contain a potcucie of life in them, to be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they doe preserve as in a violl the purest cfficacie and extraction of that living intellect that bred them....
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The baptist Magazine

1834
...eye how books demean themselves as well as men ; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors : 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 pogeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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Essays

Samuel Ward - 1834 - 68 pages
...eye how books demean themselves, as well as men; and thereafter to confine, imprison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors: for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency o! life in them tii be as active as that soul whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve,...
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