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" O Printing! how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind! That lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal, as when founded into letters. There was a mistake, sure, in the story of Cadmus; and the serpent's teeth, which he sowed, were nothing else... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 121
edited by - 1844
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 79

1844 - 574 pages
...effects of printing, out author exclaims — ' O Printing ! how hast thou disturbed the ' peace of mankind ? Lead, when moulded into bullets, is not...mistake, ' sure, in the story of Cadmus ; and the serpents' teeth which he ' sowed, were nothing else but the letters which he invented.' Parker having...
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An olio of bibliographical and literary anecdotes, including mr. Cole's ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - 1814 - 140 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing, how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind ! that lead when moulded into bullets is not so mortal as...was a mistake sure in the story of Cadmus; and the serpents teeth which he sowed were nothing else but the letters which he invented. The first es'ay...
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An Olio of Bibliographical and Literary Anecdotes and Memoranda, Original ...

William Davis (bibliographer.) - Bibliography - 1814 - 146 pages
...mortal as when founded into letters! there was a mistake sure in the story of Cadmus ; and the serpents teeth which he sowed were nothing else but the letters which he invented. The first es:ay that was made towards this art was in single characters upon iron, wherewith of old...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 536 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing ! how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind! that lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal, as when founded into letters 1 There was a mistake, sure, in the story of Cadmus ; and the serpent's teeth, which he sowed, were...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 4

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816 - 532 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing! how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind! that lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal, as when founded into letters 1 There was a mistake, sure, in the story of Cadmus; and the serpent's teeth, which he sowed, were...
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Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - Bibliography - 1825 - 392 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing ! how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind ! That lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal,...were nothing else but the letters which he invented. The first essay that was made towards this art, was in single characters upon iron, wherewith of old...
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 2

1838 - 504 pages
...disturbed the peace of mankind, that lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal as when formed into letters ! There was a mistake, sure, in the story...were nothing else but the letters which he invented." — " He is the first Minister of the Gospel that ever had it in his commission to rail at all nations....
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Sketch of the History and Influence of the Press in British India ...

Leicester Stanhope Earl of Harrington - Censorship - 1823 - 218 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing! how hastthou disturbed the peace of mankind! That lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal...a mistake, sure, in the story of Cadmus ; and the serpents' teeth which he found were nothing else but the letters which he invented."* Would you trust...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Books - 1825 - 392 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing ! how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind ! That lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal,...were nothing else but the letters which he invented. The first essay that was made towards this art, was in single characters upon iron, wherewith of old...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 11

Books - 1825 - 390 pages
...and as biting and talkative as ever. O Printing ! how hast thou disturbed the peace of mankind ! That lead, when moulded into bullets, is not so mortal,...were nothing else but the letters which he invented. The first essay that was made towards this art, was in single characters upon iron, wherewith of old...
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