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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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Aphorisms, maxims, &c., for learners, selected and arranged by R. Potts

Robert Potts - 1875 - 192 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. — John Milton. 500. Many books require no thought from those who read them, and...
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FIRST CENTURY OF NATIONAL EXISTENCE; THE UNITED STATES AS THEY WERE AND ARE

1875
...imposture, are preserved ;" to Milton, the poet, and fervid apostle of religious and civil liberty, "A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life;" "God be thanked for books," says the clear, pure, and eloquent Channing, in his...
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The Church and Her Children

William Barrows - 1875 - 348 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss ;...
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Ye Vampyres!: A Legend of the National Betting-ring, Showing what Became of it

Spectre - 1875 - 328 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 life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. ' It is true no age can restore a life, whereof, perhaps, there is no great loss,...
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Materials and Models for Latin Prose Composition

John Young Sargent, T. F. Dallin - 1875 - 361 páginas
...Hence a book containing the life of a true man is full of precious seed ; 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." Such a book never ceases to exercise an elevating influence, and a power for good....
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Typical selections from the best English authors, with ..., Volumen1

English authors - 1876
...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. It is true, no age can restore a life, whereof perhaps there is no great loss;...
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Self-help

Samuel Smiles - 1876 - 394 páginas
...full of precious seed. It is a still living voice : it is an intellect. To use Milton's words, " it is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." Such a book never ceases to exercise an elevating and ennobling influence. But,...
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On Both Sides of the Sea: A Story of the Commonwealth and the Restoration ...

Elizabeth Rundle Charles - 1877 - 508 páginas
...constructed deliberately from outside, like a thing made by hands. Doth not John Milton say that a good book is " the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life ; so that he who destroys a good book commits not so much a murder as a massacre,...
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An English Garner: Nineteen years' captivity in the kingdom of Conde Uda in ...

Edward Arber - 1877
...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 tfue, no age can restore a life ; whereof perhaps there is no great loss: and...
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Minutes of the National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United ...

National Council of the Congregational Churches of the United States - 1877
...intellect that bred them." " Many a man," this old Puritan adds, " lives a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up to a life beyond life. Revolutions of ages do not oft recover the loss of a rejected truth, for the...
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