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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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...while I consider What from within I feel myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, I11 sorting with my present state compar'd ! When I was...to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be publick good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things :...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...while I consider What from within I feel myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compar'd ! When I was...to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be publick good ; myself I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things :...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN MILTON VOL. II

JOHN MITFORD - 1853
...and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compar'd ! 200 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, 203 All righteous things: therefore,...
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Evergreen, Volumes 7-8

Christian literature, American - 1850
...discourse was not all as the prattle of other children : " When I waź yet a child, no childish play To ine was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn...be public good ; myself I thought Born to that end, bom to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore above my yean The law of God I read, and...
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De Quincey's Works: Miscellanies: chiefly narrative

Thomas De Quincey - 1854
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, III sorting with my present state compared 1 When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...be public good; myself I thought Born to that end" — he will have some notion of the vast reveries which, brooded over the heart of Joanna in early...
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MODERN SOCIETY; OF, THE MARCH OF INTELLECT THE CONCLUSION OF MODERN ...

MISS CATHARINE SINCLAIR - 1854
...consistent with our safe and speedy preparation for a better and more enduring inheritence. CHAPTER XVI. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was...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 things....
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Milton's Paradise lost and Paradise regained, with notes by J. Edmondston

John Milton - 1854
...hear " What from without comes often to my ears, " 1ll sorting with my present state compared ! 200 " When I was yet a child, no childish play " To me was...pleasing ; all my mind was set " Serious to learn and know,3 and thence to do, " What might be public good : myself I thought " Born to that end — born...
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Modern Society: Or, The March of Intellect: The Conclusion of Modern ...

Catherine Sinclair - English fiction - 1854 - 348 pages
...with our safe and speedy preparation for a better and more enduring inheritence. CHAPTER XVI. t When 1 was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, nud thence to do What might be gcn'ral good ; myself I thought Born to that end, boru to promote all...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 pages
...sorting with my present state compared ! When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing;1 all my mind was set Serious 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 things...
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The Four Gospels: Mark, Luke and John, Volume 2

Bible - 1858 - 358 pages
...myself I thought Born to that end, horn to promote all truth, All right' ous things j tbercfurc, nhove my years, The law of God I read, and found it sweet. Made it my whole delight, and in it grew." CHAPTER III. 1. The Jifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Cesar. He was successor to Augustus Cesar,...
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