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" At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves and re-resolves; then dies the same. "
Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality - Page 19
by Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - 1796
...to resolve , 4:0 In all the magnanimity of thought Kesolves, and re-resolves ; then dies the same. Strikes thro« their wounded hearts the sudden dread : But their hearts wounded, like the wour.ded air, Soon close ; where past the shaft no trace is found. As from the wing no srar the sky...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; 420 In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves;...themselves; Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate 425 Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1801 - 392 pages
...intelligible. The same may be observed of the word themselves in the second line of the following passage; All men think all men mortal but themselves : Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden dread. The following passage will afford an instance of the...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...and reforms his plan 5 At fil'-y , chides his infamous delay, Puhhes his prudent purpose to Resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resolves,...themselves ; Themselves , when some alarming shock of fate Striken thro'their wounded hearts the sudden dread;But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air,...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1805
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought - Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same, i And why ? because he thinks himself immortal. I All men think all men mortal but themselves; j Themselves,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Kesolves, and re-resolves ; then dies the same. And why ? Because...Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden dread j But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon...
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The Speaker; Or Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1808 - 400 pages
...and reforms his plain ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to Resolve,; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resolves,...Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread j But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where past the shaft, no trace is found,,...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resohes; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why ? Because...Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudik-n dread;. But their hearts wound' d, like the wounded air, Soon...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808
...forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve-; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves...thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal hut themselves ; Themselves, when some alarming shock of Fate Strikes through their wounded hearts...
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The Confessions of J. Lackington: Late Bookseller, at the Temple of the Muses

James Lackington - 1808 - 189 pages
...reforms his plan : At fifty chides his infamous delay, •" -% Pushes his prudrm^purpost: to resakc, in all the magnanimity of thought . . Resolves ; and re-resolves ; then dies the same. NIGHT THOUGHTS. Neither you nov I considered that we were very great fools until we were more than...
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