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" I deny not, but that it is of greatest concernment in the Church and Commonwealth, to have a vigilant 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... "
The World's Laconics: Or, The Best Thoughts of the Best Authors - Page 29
by Tryon Edwards - 1853 - 432 pages
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The Reformation of Rights: Law, Religion and Human Rights in Early Modern ...

John Witte - 2007 - 388 pages
...soul" into his writing. Books, therefore, "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." It is "as good almost kill a man as kill a good book; who kills a man kills a reasonable creature,...
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