Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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... "
Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ... - Page 22
by John Milton - 1785
Full view - About this book

Poetical Works: Volume 2. Paradise Regain'd; Samson Agonistes; Poems Upon ...

John Milton - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 392 pages
...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 publick good; my self I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, • 205 All righteous...
Limited preview - About this book

The Harvard Classics, Volume 4

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...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 thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things. Therefore, above...
Full view - About this book

A Variorum Commentary Of The Poems Of John Milton

Merritt Yerkes Hughes - Literary Criticism - 1975 - 379 pages
...Milton, pp. 305-6. 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 ; my self I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things...
Limited preview - About this book

Collections of the New-York Historical Society for the Year ...

New-York Historical Society - New York (State) - 1821
...directed, and it may be said of him, in that Miltoaic language which he loved, • all his mind was set Serious to learn, and know, and thence to do, What might be public good ; himself he thought Born to that end, born, to promote all truth, And righteous things. He despised...
Full view - About this book

Divine Inspiration: The Life of Jesus in World Poetry

Robert Atwan, George Dardess, Peggy Rosenthal - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 580 pages
...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 I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things: therefore above...
Limited preview - About this book

Jesus in History, Thought, and Culture: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

James Leslie Houlden - Religion - 2003 - 984 pages
...sense of vocation: 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. (PR I, 201-204) Here the Gospel narrative of the birth and early life is put into the mouth of his...
Limited preview - About this book

Complete Poems and Major Prose

John Milton - Poetry - 2003 - 1059 pages
...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 I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 205 All righteous things: therefore above...
Limited preview - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF