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" And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book. Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's image ; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in... "
Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ... - Page 371
edited by - 1865 - 480 pages
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The Manual of Liberty: Or, Testimonies in Behalf of the Rights of Mankind ...

1795 - 406 pages
...to argue freely, according to conscience* above all liberties. As good almost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature,...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burthen to the earth ; but a good...
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1841
... But breathe farewell for ever ! THOS. H. GLAMORGAN. OUR MONTHLY CRYPT. " As good almost to kill a man, as kill a good book : who kills a man,...image ; but he who destroys a good book, kills Reason itMlf, lolls the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the ear th ; but...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless warincs$ PW vol. i. 280. be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who...he who. destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton, George Burnett - 1809
...And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good botrfc :-who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet on the olher hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth: but a good...
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most ..., Volume 6

Elegant extracts - 1812
...to argue freely, according to conscience, above all liberties. As good ahuost kill a man as kill a book : who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature,...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - 1816
...destroyed. " As good almost kill a man as kill a good book, (says our mighty master of politics and poetry:) who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book...
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Sketch of the History and Influence of the Press in British India ...

Earl Leicester Stanhope Harrington - 1823 - 194 pages
...establishment of a Censorship, a fatal revolution by which reason herself was stifled : " For he who kills a man, kills a reasonable creature, God's...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself."* Thus knowledge of every description was communicated or withheld, according to the arbitrary discretion...
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Remarks on the rise, use, and unlawfulness of creeds: and confessions of ...

John Mason Duncan - 1825 - 287 pages
...beings, under an obligation which is common to all their privileges, and that is not to abuse them. uAs good almost kill a man, as kill a good book: who kills...he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 1

1814
...up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who...but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye." f This living, efficacy of bcroks, this mighty power...
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