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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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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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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1855 - 748 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;1 all my mind was set Serious to learn and know, and thence to do, What might he public good...
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The Little gleaner, Volumes 13-14

Septimus Sears - 1866
...really written by the poefrwith some reference to his own recollections of himself as a child : — "When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all mynirnd was set Serious to learn and know, and thenoe' to do What might be public good ; myself...
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The Life of John Milton: Narrated in Connexion with the Political ..., Volume 1

David Masson - 1859
...really written by the poet with some reference to his own recollections of himself as a child : — " 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 Literary Character: Or, The History of Men of Genius, Drawn from Their ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors - 1859 - 462 pages
...youth ;* as were HOBBES and BACON. MILTON has preserved for us, in solemn numbers, his school-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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Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire ..., Volume 12

Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire - Cheshire (England) - 1860
...really written by the poet with some reference to his own recollections of himself as a child : — " When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing," &c. The print is mentioned in Granger and Bromley. us WN Gardiner sculp. ; an oval, 6.2 x 5.9 * in...
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Physiology of education: mental, moral, and social facts

William Moore Wooler - 1860
...unfavourable circumstances, " conceived in sin, and shapen in iniquity ;" moulded in utero to sin ad libitum. "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." These...
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