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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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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

England - 1841
...the desert, after his high appointment was announced to him, — as retracing his holy life : — ' When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...it sweet, Made it my whole delight, and in it grew Unto perfection.' " We might have pleasure in referring to many other discourses in this volume which...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state eompar'd ! ibe Belinda's name. PROLOGUE TO MB. ADDISON'S TRAGEDY OP CATO. thenre to do \Vhat might be public good ; myself I thought Horn to that end, born to promote ail truth,...
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The Methodist Quarterly Review, Volume 48

Methodist Church - 1866
...childish mind. One in looking upon this young face feels the truth of what Milton says of himself: " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing : all my mind wag set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; myself I thought Born...
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The Four Gospels: Mark, Luke, and John

Abiel Abbot Livermore - Bible - 1842
...hear What from without comes often to my ears, III sorting with my present state compared ! When I WHS yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ;...sweet. Made it my whole delight, and in it grew." CHAPTER III. 1. The Jifleenth year of the reign of Tiberius Cesar. He was successor to Augustus Cesar,...
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The Four Gospels: Mark, Luke, and John

Abiel Abbot Livermore - Bible - 1842
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compared ! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All rightHOus things; therefore, above my years, The law of God I read, and found it sweet. Made it my...
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The Christian Teacher, Volume 3

Christianity - 1841
...the desert, after his high appointment was announced to him, — as retracing his holy life : — ' When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...be public good. Myself I thought Born to that end, bora to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore above ray years The law of God I read,...
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The Four Gospels: Mark, Luke, and John

Abiel Abbot Livermore - Bible - 1844
...thus paraphrased this portion of Jesus' history : — 111 sorting with my present state compared ! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to le;irn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 21

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...tract, (Who, till I Ifarn'd him, had not known his might) /',..•/.,/-*. Hie Legend of Tfloma* CnuHftU. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing, all my mind was set Serious to leant, and know, and tbence to do What might be publick good. Milton. Po.roJ.iM Regained, book i. 1....
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The Book of Good Examples Drawn from Authentic History and Biography ...

John Frost - Conduct of life - 1846 - 288 pages
...apparatus of an execution : but are not able to prevent the execution of crimes. SIR PHILIP SYDNEY. " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...born to promote all truth, All righteous things." Paradise Regained. Sir Philip Sydney was one of the brightest ornaments of Queen Elizabeth's court....
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The Poetical Works, of John Milton: With a Memoir and Seven Embellishments

John Milton - 1847
...and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting, with my present state compared ! 200 When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence 10 do, What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, horn to promote all truth, 205...
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