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XML SELECT into an XML field

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Last Modified: 2012-06-21
The following query gives me XML output.
select * from myTable FOR XML AUTO

I want to put that XML output into a table containing an XML field type (data field in this case)
CREATE TABLE [dbo].[_xmltest](
      [id] [int] IDENTITY(1,1) NOT NULL,
      [data] [xml] NOT NULL
) ON [PRIMARY]

I have tried the following but FOR XML is not allowed in INSERT queries.

insert into _xmltext(data)
select  * from Security FOR XML AUTO

Any ideas?
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