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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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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 pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good. Myself...
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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....
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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 pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might be public good : myself...
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A Biblical reading book, by the author of the 'People's dictionary of the ...

John Relly Beard - 1849
...his state of mind. He represents Jesus, when about to commence his public ministry, as thus speaking: 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...
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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 pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good : myself...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 183

Questions and answers - 1942
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...— There would he wander wild, till Phcebus' beam Shot from the western cliff." PAKADISE REGAINED. " 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...
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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 pleasing; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might he puhlic good; myself I...
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The Life of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1851 - 735 pages
...Coimbra, 1811, before I returned to England."6 *' Concourse, and noise, and toil, he ever fled, Kor cared to mingle in the clamorous fray Of squabbling...as to their powers. If, in the instances which Mr. D' Israeli adduces, an indisposition to bodily exertion was manifested, as many others may be cited...
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