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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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Favorite Haunts and Rural Studies: Including Visits to Spots of Interest in ...

Edward Jesse - Berkshire (England) - 1847 - 365 pages
...Joshua Reynolds's picture of Mrs. Siddons as the Queen of Tragedy. D2 HORTON CHURCH AND CHURCHYARD. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to iearn and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end ; born...
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Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New-York Historical Society - New York (State) - 1821
...always well directed, and it may be said of him, in that Miltoģic language which he loved, • all his mind was set Serious to learn, and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; himself he thought Born to that end horn, to promote all truth, And righteous things. He despised...
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The Sunday school penny magazine. New ser., vol.5,6; illustr, Volume 6

Manchester district Sunday school assoc
...might give him such help and comfort as God should approve. 160 THE BOYHOOD AND YOUTH OF JOHN MILTON. "When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...to do What might be public good : myself I thought Bom to that end, born to promote all truth And righteous things." — Paradiie Regained. THE great...
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Poetical Works

John Milton - 1850 - 658 pages
...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...to do. What might be public good; myself I thought Boru to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things: therefore, above my years, The law...
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Antitrinitarian Biography: Or, Sketches of the Lives and Writings ..., Volume 3

Robert Wallace - Unitarian Universalist churches - 1850
...Milton " lias finely touched the early dawn of our Lord's great character," in the following soliloquy. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might he puhlic good; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things:...
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The Pathways & Abiding Places of Our Lord

Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright - Eretz Israel - 1851 - 196 pages
...Him by the hand towards this fountain, His discourse was not all as the prattle of other children: " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...read, and found it sweet, Made it my whole delight." Happy Mary ! Blessed mother of a more blessed Son! And happy are we, as pilgrims, to behold His abiding...
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The Works of John Milton, in Verse and Prose, Printed from the ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...all my mind was fet Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be publick good ; my felf I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth,...above my years, The Law of God I read, and found it fweet, Made it my whole delight, and in it grew To fuch perfection, that e're yet my age Had meafur'd...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...all my mind was fet Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be publick good ; my felf I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth,...above my years, The Law of God I read, and found it fweet, Made it my whole delight, and in it grew To fuch perfection, that e're yet my age Had meafur'd...
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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - Architects - 1852 - 436 pages
...own description of his school life, and wonder not at the mighty soarings of his full -plumed wing. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things. His L' Allegro and II Penseroso, his Comus and his Lycidas, works of highest fame, are early productions....
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...while I consider What from within I feel myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, Ill tre have it not to give. To build, to plant, leam and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; myself I thought Bom to that end, born...
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