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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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Letters to the Perplexed

Henry Hamlet Dobney - 1878 - 246 páginas
...destroys a good book kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye. ... A good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life, &c." Thus our Milton of books in general, thinking chiefly of the noble works wherewith...
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The Home Missionary, Volúmenes49-50

1878
...preacher wag wise he taught the people knowledge. " 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. For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them...
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Macmillan's Reading Books

1878
...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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The Hamilton Speaker, a Collection of New and Original Extracts, Especially ...

Oliver Ernesto Branch - 1878 - 257 páginas
...who destroys a good book kills reason itself." Many a man lives a burden upon the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit embalmed and treasured up on purpose for a life beyond life. THE SHIP ON PIKE. nramr BATEMAN, Morning ! all specdcth well ; the bright sun...
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The Culture of Violence: Essays on Tragedy and History

Francis Barker - 1993 - 258 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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A Sourcebook of Canadian Media Law

Robert Martin, Stuart Adam - 1994 - 869 páginas
...destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were, in the eye ... a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond.21 Although he enshrined reason in the minds of independent men, Milton did not at the...
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The Works of John Milton: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Milton - 1994 - 486 páginas
...licence. Areopagitica is unsurpassed for the first: '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 Me.' For the second, we need of course to read more historically, and ask how far proposals...
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The Life of Learning

Douglas Greenberg, Stanley N. Katz - 1994 - 192 páginas
...text. Try not to get in the way of that traffic. Remember Milton's admonition vnAreofagitica: A good book is the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. Be careful not to say anything so egregiously silly as that a great artist—or...
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Polite Wisdom: Heathen Rhetoric in Milton's Areopagitica

Paul M. Dowling - 1995 - 113 páginas
...equal to men. But shortly, they become superior. "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." Contrary to our first impressions, then, Milton says killing a good book is much...
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Idealism and Liberal Education

James O. Freedman - 2001 - 200 páginas
...Jackson Bate's John Keats will attest. John Milton got it right when he wrote in Areopagitica that a good book is "the precious lifeblood of a master spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life." now. When books do that, an author experiences a rapture of satisfaction that...
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