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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 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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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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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: 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 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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