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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 Eclectic Review

1856
...justice on them as nmlefactora ; for boobs are not absolutely deud things, but do contain n potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was whoee progeny they are." — Milton. \ П FM.I I. RUSKIN'S MODERN PAINTERS— VOL. IV. ... l«y II....
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The Perpetuity of the Seventh-Day Ordinance Accordant with Scripture ...

Richard BALL (of Taunton.) - 1857 - 92 pages
...than that thoughts which tend to man's blessing and happiness should perish with their possessor ; " for books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain...whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as ma vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them."-)In the midst...
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The North British Review, Volumes 26-27

1857
...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...a progeny of life in them, to be as active as that evil was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction...
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The American Journal of Education and College Review, Volume 2

1856
...familiar to all who speak our tongue. " Books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to be as active as that soul was,...progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a phial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. As good kill a man...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 81

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 ia a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 41

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 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 North British Review, Volumes 26-27

1857
...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 u progeny of life in them, to be as active as that evil was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve,...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and ..., Volume 1

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1859 - 3140 pages
...yon." — RICHARD DI BCKT: PWobMvn. "Books are not absolutely dead things, but do eontain a lotency of life in them, to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, us in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know the;...
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Rifle, Axe, and Saddle-bags

William Henry Milburn, Thomas Binney - 1860 - 151 pages
...how books demean themselves, as well as men ; and thereafter to confine in prison, and do sharpest justice on them as malefactors; for books are not...whose progeny they are. Nay, they do preserve, as in vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 12; Volume 20; Volume 42

1860
...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 whole progeny they are. — MILTON. I. — Religion, Theology, and Biblical Literature. (1.) "Journal...
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