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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 2

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 pages
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, III 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...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 17

British poets - 1822
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sortitfg 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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Paradise Regained: Samson Agonistes, Comus and Arcades

John Milton - 1823 - 377 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: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 3

John Milton - 1824
...and hear What from without comes often to my ears, III sorting with my present state compar'd ! 200 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 biographical history of England, adapted to a methodical catalogue of ...

James Granger - 1824
...Metaphysics," and " Institutiones Medico:." Lugd. Bat. 1624 ; small duodecimo. POETS. JOHN MILTON, (Mat. 10.) " 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 ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...and hear What from without comes often to my ears, 111 sorting with my present state compartí ! 200 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 Biographical History of England: from Egbert the Great to the ..., Volume 2

James Granger - Great Britain - 1824
...Metaphysicce," and " Institutiones Medicce." Lugd. Bat. 1624 ; small duodecimo. POETS. JOHN MILTON, (Mat. 10.) " 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 Percy Anecdotes: Original and Select, Volume 3

Reuben Percy - Anecdotes - 1826
...hours, after having displayed the most amazing proofs of intellectual talent. 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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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors, Volume 4

John Milton - 1826
...little distance of the wilderness, being only a very few miles from the Dead Sea. DUNSTER. Ver. 201. When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ;] • How finely and consistently, as Mr. Thyer observes, does Milton here imagine the youthful meditations...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: To which is Prefixed the Life of the Author

John Milton - 1829 - 375 pages
...myself, and hear What from without comes often to myears, 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 he puhlic good : myself...
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