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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ... - Page 22
by John Milton - 1785
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Thoughts on the conduct of the understanding

Basil Montagu - 1849
...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 I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore, above...
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Antitrinitarian Biography, Or, Sketches of the Lives and Writings ..., Volume 3

Robert Wallace - Unitarian churches - 1850
...following soliloquy. When I was yet a child, no childish play To mo 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: therefore above...
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Horę vacivę, a thought-book of the wise spirits of all ages and all ...

Horae - 1851
...or difpofitions. — JEREMY TAYLOR. Mil ton's Childhood. JHEN I was yet a child, no childifh play | To me was pleafing : all my mind was fet Serious to...thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things. — MILTON. Mil ton's Prayer for the Church. JHICH way to get out, or which way...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...to my ears, 1ll forting with my prefent ftate compar'd. zoo When I was yet a child, no childim play To me was pleafing, all my mind was fet Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be publick good ; my felf I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things...
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The Works of John Milton, in Verse and Prose, Printed from the ..., Volume 2

John Milton - 1851
...forting with my prefent ftate compar'd. 2oo When I was yet a child, no childifh play To me was pleating, all my mind was fet Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be publick good ; my felf I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things...
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The Pathways & Abiding Places of Our Lord

Jonathan Mayhew Wainwright - Eretz Israel - 1851 - 196 pages
...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 thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things: therefore above...
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Sir Christopher Wren and His Times

James Elmes - Architects - 1852 - 436 pages
...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 I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things. His L' Allegro...
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Evergreen, Volumes 7-8

Christian literature, American - 1850
...other children : " When I wa« yet a child, no childish play To ine 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, bom to promote all truth, All righteous things ; therefore above...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ..., Volume 2

John Milton, George Gilfillan - 1853
...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 I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things :...
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Milton's Poetical Works: With Life, Critical ..., Page 109, Volume 2

John Milton - 1853
...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 I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things :...
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