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John Bartlett (1820–1905).  Familiar Quotations, 10th ed.  1919.
 
 
NUMBER:2822
AUTHOR:John Milton (1608–1674)
QUOTATION:As good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, God’s image; but he who destroys a good book kills reason itself.
ATTRIBUTION:Areopagitica.
 

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