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" For books are not absolutely dead things, but do contain a potency of life in them to 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. "
The American Biblical Repository - Page 410
1843
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The Prose Works of John Milton: With a Life of the Author, Volume 7

John Milton, Charles Symmons - 1806
...them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they are: nay, they do preserve, as in a viol, 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...
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Flower's Political review and monthly register. (monthly ..., Volume 9

Benjamin Flower - 1811
...in them te be as active as that soul was whese 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 dragons teeth ; and being...
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The Prose Works of John Milton: Ecclesiastical law. Matrimonial law. Of ...

John Milton - 1809
...in them to 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 dragons teeth ; and being...
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The Life of John Milton

Charles Symmons - 1810 - 646 pages
...them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they are: nay, they do preserve, as in a viol, 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...
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An Account of Ireland, Statistical and Political, Volume 2

Wakefield, Edward - 1812
...them to be as active as that soul was, whose progeny they are; nay, they do preserve as in a viol, 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...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 81

1857
...them, to 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." Books have always been deemed a power ; the press is termed a fourth estate ; and yet art, pictorial...
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The Monthly Review

1824
...them, to 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 arid vigorously productive as those fabulous dragon's teeth, and, being sown...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 1

1814
...in them to 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...
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A Selection from the English Prose Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1826
...them to be 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...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 3

1826
...in them to 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...
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