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" When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things. "
Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces - Page 135
edited by - 1821 - 807 pages
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Modern Society, Or, The March of Intellect: The Conclusion of Modern ...

Catherine Sinclair - English fiction - 1837 - 470 pages
...more enduring inheritance. CHAPTER XVI. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleading ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be gen'ral good ; myself I thought Born to that end* born to promote all truth. All righteous thiugs....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Mitford - 1838
...and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compar'd ! aoo When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; my self I thought , Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 205 All righteous things : therefore,...
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The Percy Anecdotes, Revised Edition: To which is Added, a Valuable ...

Anecdotes - 1852
...no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serioun to learn and know, and thence lo queen, and that he supposed Paradāt regained. Sir Philip Sydney was one of the brightest or-naments of Queen Elizabeth's court....
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes and a Life of the Author, Volume 2

John Milton - 1839
...and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compar'd ! aoo When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; my self I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 205 All righteous things : therefore,...
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The Aldine Magazine of Biography, Bibliography, Criticism, and the ..., Volume 1

1839 - 336 pages
...inexpreshe 9th of December is the anniversary of Г Milton's birthday : why should it not be kept ? " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn ana know, and thence to do What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end ; born to...
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The Percy Anecdotes ...

Anecdotes - 1839
...To me was pteasing-, all my mind was set Berioim to learn and know, and thence to do, What might he public good ; myself I thought Born to that end ; born to promote all truth, All righteous thing*." Paradās regained. Sir Philip Sydney was one of the brightest ornaments of Queen Elizabeth's...
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Miscellanies of Literature

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1840 - 484 pages
...as were HOBBKS and BACON. MILTON has preserved for us, in solemn nuniberj, his school-life — •' When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...and know, and thence to do What might be public good : myeelf I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things." It is remarkable...
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Lives of Eminent Unitarians: With a Notice of Dissenting Academies, Volume 1

William Turner - Unitarian Universalist churches - 1840 - 417 pages
...with my present state compared! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all r(fy mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence...end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefor* above my years The law of God I read, and found it sweet"* Mr. Lindsey, in his " History...
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Lives of Eminent Unitarians: With a Notice of Dissenting Academies, Volume 1

William Turner - Unitarian Universalist churches - 1840 - 417 pages
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, Illsorting with my present state compared! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might he public good, myself I thought Bom to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ;...
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Miscellanies of literature, by the author of 'Curiosities of literature'.

Isaac Disraeli - 1840
...; as were HOBBES and BACON. MILTON has preserved for us, in solemn numbers, his school-life — ' ' When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thent-e to do What might be public good : myself I thought Born to that end, bom to promote all truth....
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