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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 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 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 Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1852
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, Ill sorting with my present state compar'd ! nt, ; all my mind was set Serious to leam and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; myself...
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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 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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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, I11 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 publick good ; myself...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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 publick good ; myself...
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De Quincey's works, Volume 3

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 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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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 :...
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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 pleasing ; all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be gen'ral good ; myself...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Milton: With Life

John Milton - Bookbinding - 1855 - 491 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 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 Poetical Works of John Milton: A New Edition Carefully Revised from the ...

John Milton - 1855 - 570 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 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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