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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... "
Letters and Journals of Lord Byron: With Notices of His Life - Page 16
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1830 - 512 pages
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Divine Inspiration: The Life of Jesus in World Poetry

Robert Atwan, George Dardess, Peggy Rosenthal - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 580 pages
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compar'd. 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...
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The Complete Poems

John Milton - Poetry - 1999 - 864 pages
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The Complete Critical Guide to John Milton

Richard Bradford - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 215 pages
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British Writers: Retrospective supplement, Volume 2

Jay Parini - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 509 pages
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The Endless Kingdom: Milton's Scriptural Society

David Gay - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 220 pages
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Jesus in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

James Leslie Houlden - Religion - 2003 - 984 pages
...mysterious calling in terms reminiscent of the poet's own accounts of his youthful sense of vocation: 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. (PR I, 201-204)...
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A Geopolitics of Academic Writing

A. Suresh Canagarajah - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 332 pages
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Essays: Historical and Literary Scenes and Characters in American ..., Part 1

John Fiske - History - 2003 - 752 pages
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Letters, Journals and Life of Lord Byron Part Twelve

Thomas Moore - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 492 pages
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Defining the World: The Extraordinary Story of Dr. Johnson's Dictionary

Henry Hitchings - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 292 pages
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