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" ... and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up armed men. "
Geschichte der Poesie und Beredsamkeit seit dem Ende des dreizehnten ... - Page 468
by Friedrich Bouterivek - 1809
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a phial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragons' teeth i and being sown up and down, may chance to...
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The Friend, Conducted by S.T. Coleridge, No, Volume 1

Derwent Coleridge - 1863
...be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively and aa vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth : and being sown up and down may chance to...
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The orator, a treasury of English eloquence

Orator - 1864
...be as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and, being sown up and down, may chance to...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...be as active as that soul whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ;l and being sown up and down, may chance to...
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Life and Times of John Milton

William Carlos Martyn - Great Britain - 1866 - 307 pages
...as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the honest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth; and, being sown up and down, may chance to...
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TREASURES FROM THE PROSE WRITINGS OF JOHN MILTON

1866
...was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve as in a vial the purest efficacy and excraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to...
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Gems of Literature: Elegant, Rare, and Suggestive

Gems - 1866 - 147 pages
...they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a phial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that livsng intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragons' teeth ; and, being sown up and down, may chance to...
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English Composition and Rhetoric: A Manual

Alexander Bain - English language - 1867 - 343 pages
...as active as that soul was whose progeny they are ; nay, they do preserve, as in a phial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to...
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The Golden Sunset; Or, the Homeless Blind Girl

Annie Kane - Blind - 1867 - 235 pages
...as active as that soul was whose progeny they are. Nay, they do preserve, as in a vial, the purest efficacy and extraction of that living intellect that bred them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to...
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