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When I was a child

When I was a child, I spake as a child,
I understood as a child, I thought as a child:
but when I became a man, I put away
childish things. For now we see through a
glass, darkly; but then face to face: now
I know in part; but then shall I know even
as also I am known.

spake: spoke (past tense of "to speak" - old-style English)

First Epistle of Paul to the Corinthians
Bible, 1 Corinthians 13, verse 11

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