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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... "
Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ... - Page 22
by John Milton - 1785
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem. In Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1707 - 457 pages
...often to my ears, III forting with my prefent ftate compar'd. When I was yet a Child, no childifli 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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Paradise regain'd, a poem. To which is added Samson agonistes

John Milton - 1713
...ftare compar'd. 300 When I was yer a Child, no childiflt play To me was preafing, all my mind was fer Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be publick good ; my felf I thought Born to thar end, born to promore all ttuth, 105 All righreous things...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson ..., Volume 1

John Milton - 1753
...Teft. Thyer. He feems to allude to Callimachus, who fays elegantly of young ter, Hymn, in Jov. 56. C3 To me was pleafing; all my mind was fet Serious to...thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 205 AH righteous things ; therefore above my years, The law of God I read, and found it fweet, Made it...
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Paradise Regain'd: A Poem, in Four Books. To which is Added Samson Agonistes ...

John Milton - 1753 - 350 pages
...with my prefent ftate compar'd ! zoo When When I was yet a child, no childim play To me was pleafmg ; all my mind was fet Serious to learn and know, and...thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, z05 All righteous things : therefore above my years, The law of God I read, and found it fweet, Made...
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A Biographical History of England, from Egbert the Great ..., Volume 1, Part 2

James Granger - Great Britain - 1769
...curious account of him. POETS, JOHN MILTON, (JEtatio.) When I was yet a child, no childifh play " To me was pleafing; all my mind was fet " Serious...know, and thence to do " What might be public good ; rnyfelf I thought, .• The engraver was perhaps miftaken in the name, of which I have known feral...
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The Works of the English Poets: Milton

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...compar'd ! zoo When I was yet a child, no chilJifh play To me was pleafmg; all my mind was fet L ) Serious Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might...thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 105 All righteous things : therefore above my years, The law of God I read, and found it fweet, Made...
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A collection of Psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, by D. Simpson

David Simpson - 1780
...Virtue of our Birth, A never fading Crown. HYMN CCCXXXJV. \XT'HEN 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; therefore above my year* The law of God I read, and found it fweet - Made Made...
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Paradise lost: a poem in twelve books, Volume 2

John Milton, Raymond de Verninac de Saint Maur, Elijah Fenton - 1784 - 463 pages
...was pleafing ; all my mind was fet Serious to Team and know, and thence to do What might be publick good ; myfelf I thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, All righteous things : therefore above my years> The law of God I read, and found- it fweet, Made it...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 31-32

John Bell - English poetry - 1788
...zoo When I was yet a child, no childish play To me was pleasing ; all my mind was set Poiumel11. B Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might be public good ; myself I thought Bom to that end, born to promote all truth, z05 All righteous things i therefore...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ...

English poets - 1790
...! 200 When I was yet a child, no childim play To me was pleafipg ; all my mind was fet I< 3 Serious Serious to learn and know, and thence to do What might...thought Born to that end, born to promote all truth, 20J All righteous things : therefore above my years, The law of God I read, and found it fweet, Made...
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