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 af...

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