[Milton-L] Areopagitica in the NYPL

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Tue Feb 10 09:19:49 EST 2009


If blood = book in the passage you quoted from A, "A good book is the
precious lifeblood of a master spirit," is it hard to see a book being
embalmed, or better, as the embalmed corpse itself?

Jim R

On Tue, Feb 10, 2009 at 3:47 AM, Horace Jeffery Hodges
<jefferyhodges at yahoo.com> wrote:
> The connection that I saw was between "the life is the blood" (life-blood)
> and "soul" (linked to "spirit"), but the real problem that I encountered was
> with the embalming of blood.
>
> Jeffery Hodges


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