Jane Taylor Quote

Oh that it were my chief delight
To do the things I ought!
Then let me try with all my might
To mind what I am taught.


For a Very Little Child, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919). Bartlett's notes this work to be written by Ann Taylor.

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Oh that it were my chief delight To do the things I ought! Then let me try with all my might To mind what I am taught.

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Oh that it were my chief delight To do the things I ought! Then let me try with all my might To mind what I am taught.

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Oh that it were my chief delight To do the things I ought! Then let me try with all my might To mind what I am taught.

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Oh that it were my chief delight To do the things I ought! Then let me try with all my might To mind what I am taught.