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" 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. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as good almost kill a man as kill a good book.... "
English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892) - Page 204
by John Matthews Manly - 1916 - 792 pages
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The English Nation; Or, A History of England in the Lives of ..., Volume 2

George Godfrey Cunningham - Great Britain - 1863
...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 spring up...the image of God, as it were, in the eye. Many a man live* a burden to the earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master spirit, imbahned...
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The orator, a treasury of English eloquence

Orator - 1864
...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...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...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...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true no age can...
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Chambers's readings in English prose ... 1558 to 1860

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...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 spring up...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true no age can...
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Together: A Novel

Lydia M. Millard - Women authors, American - 1865 - 6 pages
...beautiful, glowing thought is frozen or starved. I read this last night in Milton's ' Areopagitica,' — 'As good almost kill a man as kill a good book: who...earth ; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up oir'purpose to a life beyond life. We should be wary,...
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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 2

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1866
...them. I know they are as lively, and as vigorously productive, as tjiose fabulous dragon's teeth ; and being sown up and down, may chance to spring up...earth; but a good book is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. "Tis true no age can...
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Gems of Literature, Elegant, Rare, and Suggestive ...

Gems - English poetry - 1866 - 147 pages
...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 spring...earth, but a good book is the precious life-blood of a masterspirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true no age can...
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Life and Times of John Milton

William Carlos Martyn - Great Britain - 1866 - 307 pages
...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...earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. 'T is true, no age can...
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TREASURES FROM THE PROSE WRITINGS OF JOHN MILTON

1866
...down, may chance to spring up armed men. And yet, on the other hand, unless wariness be used, as|good almost kill a man as kill a good book : who kills...earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age...
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Select Academic Speaker: Containing a Large Number of New and Appropriate ...

Henry Coppée - Readers and speakers - 1867 - 546 pages
...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 spring up...earth ; but a good book is the precious lifeblood of a master-spirit, embalmed and treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. It is true, no age...
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