Under your patronage, dear Mother,
 and calling on the mystery
of your Immaculate Conception.
I desire to pursue my studies
and my literary labors:
I hereby solemnly declare     
that I am giving myself
to these studies chiefly
to the following end:
that I may better contribute
to the glory of God
and to the promotion
of your veneration among men.
I pray you, therefore,          
most loving Mother,
who are the Seat of Wisdom,
to bless my labors
in your loving-kindness.
Moreover, I promise with true affection
and a willing spirit,
as it is right that I should do,
to ascribe all the good
that shall come to me therefrom,
wholly to your intercession for me
in God's holy presence