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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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Faith in Reading: Religious Publishing and the Birth of Mass Media in America

David Paul Nord - 2004 - 222 páginas
...Publication, 1858), 12. The ATS liked to quote from John Milton's famous tribute to books: "A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." See, for example, American Messenger, August 1850, 30. 40. American Messenger,...
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Secrets to a Richer Life

Earl Ernest Guile - 2005 - 316 páginas
...part of words is the thought therein contained." Zhuangzi (369BC-286 BC) Chinese philosopher. "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 (1608-1674) English author. "A good book is the purest essence of...
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Courting the Abyss: Free Speech and the Liberal Tradition

John Durham Peters - 2010 - 316 páginas
...itself, 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." This extraordinary passage was written by a man who would be totally blind eight...
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Argumentation in Practice

Frans H. Van Eemeren, Peter Houtlosser - 2005 - 368 páginas
...itself, 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. The first paragraph of the passage, introduced by the quasi-performative clause...
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The Intellectual Commons: Toward an Ecology of Intellectual Property

Henry C. Mitchell - 2005 - 221 páginas
...itself, 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there was no great loss;...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - 2005 - 555 páginas
...breathed I From dead men to their kind''' (6-8; italics added). Milton's description of a "good book" as "the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life," is here subverted by Wordsworth, who has his opponent, deaf to his own self-defeating...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 páginas
...itself, 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'Tis true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss; and...
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The Tao of Religion

George Rapanos - 2007 - 335 páginas
...within every soul. This 13 hidden treasure is more precious than silver, more precious than gold. A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured upon purpose to a life beyond life. But above all things, Truth beareth away the victory. I consider...
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Uncommon Commonsense Steps to Super Wealth--Your (Hero's) Journey

Andrew Weeraratne - 2007 - 276 páginas
...goals, and that most who have accomplished great deeds have mastered these simple principles. 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 Also keep in mind that having no mentor is better than having the...
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Thought-Provoking Quotations

...destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye ..... t 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 (9.12.1608 - 8.11.1674), (Areopagiticia) The so-called best-sellers...
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