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" But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time and capable of perpetual renovation. Neither are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking... "
The Advancement of Learning, Book I - Page 70
by Francis Bacon - 1904 - 145 pages
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The Gentleman's Magazine, and Historical Chronicle, for the Year ..., Volume 183

English essays - 1848
...be talking to me;" and every body must feel the truth of the assertion. " The images of men's minds remain in books, exempted from the wrong of time and capable of perpetual renovation ; neither are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still and...
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The plays of William Shakspeare, with the corrections and illustr ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1805
...4to. 1633 : " It is not possible to have the true pictures or staiuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Ctesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again : " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The Plays of William Shakespeare: With the Corrections and ..., Volume 2

William Shakespeare - 1806
...Learning, 4to. 1633: " It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Cxsar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again : " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...cities have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ; no, nor of the kings or....the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books exempted from...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 2

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...cities have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar ; no, nor of the kings or...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books exempted from...
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The Works of Francis Bacon, Volume 1

Francis Bacon (visct. St. Albans.) - 1819
...cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar; no, nor of the kings or...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...
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Lectures Chiefly on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth ...

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 218 pages
...cities, have been decayed and demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no, nor of the kings, or...the originals cannot last; and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from...
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Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth

William Hazlitt - English drama - 1821 - 356 pages
...cities, have been decayed and demolished I It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no, nor of the kings, or...the originals cannot last; and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledge remain in books, exempted from...
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The North American Review, Volume 56

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1843
...demolished ? It is not possible to have the true pictures or statues of Cyrus, Alexander, Cscsar ; no, nor of the kings or great personages of much later...the originals cannot last, and the copies cannot but lose of the life and truth. But the images of men's wits and knowledges remain in books, exempted from...
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The Plays and Poems of William Shakspeare, Volume 4

William Shakespeare - 1821
...Advancement of Learning, 4tO. 1633 : ".It is not possible to have the true pictures or statuaes of Cyrus, Alexander, Caesar, no nor of the kings or great personages of much later years," &c. p. 88. Again: " — without which the history of the world seemeth to be as the Statua of Polyphemus...
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