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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... "
Lectures Upon Shakspeare - Page 41
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
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The Waning of the Renaissance, 1550-1640

William James Bouwsma - 2002 - 304 pages
...are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions...opinions in succeeding ages: so that, if the invention of a ship was thought so noble . . . how much more are letters to be magnified, which, as ships, pass...
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The Author's Due: Printing and the Prehistory of Copyright

Joseph Loewenstein - 2010 - 360 pages
...quickly surrenders the figure of the disseminative book — "they . . . cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages" (2:492) — whereas Milton lingers over the disseminative figure. Thus, only a few lines after books...
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The Major Works

Francis Bacon - 2002 - 813 pages
...are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages, (below, p. 168) CHRONOLOGY 1561 aa Jan., born at York House, the Strand, the youngest of Sir Nicholas...
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The Laws of Life

James Shane - 2002 - 708 pages
...of men's wit and knowledge remain in books...they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. S. Smiles: Time is of no account with great thoughts. They are as fresh today as when they first passed...
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Living Forms: Romantics and the Monumental Figure

Bruce Haley - 2003 - 307 pages
...are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages. . . . The Biographia (I: 31-6) compares two kinds of geniuses and the monuments they leave. "Commanding"...
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Imagination and Politics in Seventeenth-century England

Todd Wayne Butler - 2008 - 200 pages
...are they fitly to be called images, because they generate still, and cast their seeds in the minds of others, provoking and causing infinite actions and opinions in succeeding ages" (3.318). Inspirational tales of human achievement here spur a cascade of scientific advances, though...
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