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" Many a man lives a burden to the earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. "
The Saturday Magazine - Página 14
1835
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Writing on the Renaissance Stage: Written Words, Printed Pages, Metaphoric Books

Frederick Kiefer - 1996 - 377 páginas
...10 Similarly, John Milton, speaks of books with a reverence befitting religious experience: "a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." 71 In The Advancement of Learning Francis Bacon sees books as aiding society and...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - 1996 - 1539 páginas
...kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man lives a burden to the earth, but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. [297-8] Great literature influences countless generations, and the loss of a truth...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 páginas
...(1874-1925) US poet. "Sword Blades and Poppy Seed," st. 3, Sword Blades and Poppy Seed (1914). 15 A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. JOHN MILTON, (1608-1674) British poet. Areopagitica: a Speech for the Liberty of...
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The Bookshop

Penelope Fitzgerald - 1997 - 123 páginas
...gold. There was the elaborate endpaper which she had puzzled over when she was a little girl. A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. After some hesitation, she put it between Religion and Home Medicine. The right-hand...
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Electric Language: A Philosophical Study of Word Processing

Michael Heim - 1999 - 309 páginas
...destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye A good hook is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. — John Milton, Areopagilica Even the transposed, groping metaphor of computer...
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The Modern Witch's Complete Sourcebook

Gerina Dunwich - 2001 - 224 páginas
...if you need additional information, please call, write, or send E-mail. Books and Publishers "A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit,...treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." — MILTON T, he companies listed below publish or sell New Age and Wicca books. Whether you are looking for a...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - 2001 - 497 páginas
...one that makes you think. No other book in the world equals the Bible for that. James McCosh A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. John Milton I read my Bible to know what people ought to do, and my newspaper to...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 páginas
...that word in my Dictionary of World Literary Terms. Milton, in Areopagitica, nobly affirmed: "A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." bhar: bristle. L fast us. fastidious, fastigate, fastuous. Gc, barse. bass, spiny-finned....
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Civilization's Quotations: Life's Ideal

Richard Alan Krieger - 2007 - 344 páginas
...life." — "Since mankind learned print, no night is wholly black." — Christopher Morley "A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit,...treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." — Milton "We all know that books burn — yet we have the greater knowledge that books cannot be killed by fire....
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Victorian Afterlives: The Shaping of Influence in Nineteenth-century Literature

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Professor of English Literature and Fellow of Magdalen College Oxford Robert Douglas-Fairhurst - 2002 - 372 páginas
...character in other forms':68 'It is a still living voice; it is an intellect. To use Milton's words, "It is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life".'69 Once a human voice is preserved in the stilled life of print, a good book,...
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