Usage examples for procreation

  1. It was not a mere case of lending the woman for the purpose of procreation for the child of Hortensius could not be his legal child, unless Marcia became his legal wife. – Plutarch's Lives Volume III. by Plutarch
  2. That the second assaultes, were less rigorous, but more vigorous and apt to auance the purpose of procreation that therefore they should persist in all good appetite with an inuincible courage to the end. – The Arte of English Poesie by George Puttenham
  3. Marcel, a French existentialist philosopher, views procreation and responsible parenthood as quite different. – Humanistic-Nursing by Paterson, Josephine G.
  4. The time will come when we shall thus be able to advise prospective parents of the consequences of procreation and to forecast the meaning for the race of a particular marriage. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  5. The possibility of this kind of procreation has been upheld by the Church doctors, who affirm, even, that children of such commerce are heavier than others and can drain three nurses without taking on flesh. – Là-bas by J. K. Huysmans
  6. Love is the mediator and interpreter between gods and men; and love of the beautiful, which manifests itself in the procreation and love of offspring, is the desire for immortality, the children being the continuation of the immortal part of their parents. – Wagner's Tristan und Isolde by George Ainslie Hight
  7. But the image it has seen, remains, in the eternal procreation as a homogeneal existence, is again renewed, and the seeming death, from moment to moment, becomes the source of kind after kind of existences in ever- ascending series. – Hyperion by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  8. The first end of conjugial love is the procreation of offspring, and the last, or the effect, is the offspring procreated. – The Delights of Wisdom Pertaining to Conjugial Love by Emanuel Swedenborg
  9. These very people, using these very means, are fighting against the natural hierarchy in the realm of the intellect, and destroying the roots of all those noble and sublime plastic forces which have their material origin in the unconsciousness of the people, and which fittingly terminate in the procreation of genius and its due guidance and proper training. – On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche
  10. Their manner of generation or procreation is exceedingly strange and highly worth observing. – The Part Borne by the Dutch in the Discovery of Australia 1606-1765 by J. E. Heeres
  11. While the first notion of immortality is only in the way of natural procreation or of posthumous fame and glory, the higher revelation of beauty, like the good in the Republic, is the vision of the eternal idea. – Phaedo The Last Hours Of Socrates by Plato
  12. It will be remembered that the organs of procreation in the perfect strawberry blossom are the pistils on the convex receptacle and the encircling stamens. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  13. While the learned man is explaining how wonderfully its minute organs are formed, for mastication, assimilation, procreation etc. – Success With Small Fruits by E. P. Roe
  14. There had been a time, too, I was informed, when all the uncensored moving pictures of the world found a home in Cuba; pictures where embraces were not limited to a meagre number of feet, nor layettes, the entire ramifications of procreation prohibited. – San Cristóbal de la Habana by Joseph Hergesheimer
  15. In them there is no attraction save of the flesh; and that only for the male who, deformity aside, reckons women as merely so much cubical content of animated matter placed by Allah at his disposal for the satisfaction of his desires and the procreation of children. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  16. It is, in fact, the theoretical side of the will to live, which can find expression in a treatise on metaphysics as well as in an act of procreation – Hinduism and Buddhism, Vol I. (of 3) An Historical Sketch by Charles Eliot
  17. " We can't limit procreation by law. – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  18. Sex is the symbolism herein typified, and the evolution of the animal passions of procreation of multiplication and evolution. – The-Light-of-Egypt-or-the-science-of-the-soul-and-the-stars-Volume-2 by Burgoyne, Thomas H.