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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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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Poshes his prndent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves ; then dies the same. And why ? becanse he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; Themselves, when...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; ought even geld might come a day too lte; *oi on his subtle death -bed plann'd 158. Man insensible of his own Mortality. AND why! because he thinks himself immortal. All men think...
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Intellectual Sentiments, Explained by the Study of Sensations

Young lady - 1809 - 191 pages
...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. In dramatic poetry, whatever leads to make it less interesting, must be looked upon as an imperfection...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, & Immortality

Edward Young - 1810 - 254 pages
...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...Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread; Bat their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon dose ; where past the shaft no trace is found,...
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Watts, A. Philips, West, Collins, Dyer, Shenstone, Young

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...forty, and reforms bis plan ; PAJifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolre ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves;...Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden dread; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper;: Watts, A. Philips ...

Samuel Johnson - 1810
...forty, and reforms his plan ; Atjtfty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves ; and re-resolves;...all men mortal, but themselves ; Themselves, when nome alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden dread; Tut their hearts...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 13

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 612 pages
...forty, and reforms his plan; AtIifty 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 the...
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An Account of the Life and Character of Alexander Adam, LL.D., Rector of the ...

Alexander Henderson - 1810 - 162 pages
...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. " Vanity of vanities, *' All is vanity " Says the Preacher, " To which subscribes, " WS" But though...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...infamous delay : Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Rt-solvis, and re-resolves, then dies the same. And why ? Because...sudden dread : But their hearts wounded, like the woundrd air, Soon close ; where, past iht - shall, no trace is found. As from the wing no scar the...
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The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1813 - 352 pages
...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...Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their woundedhearts the sudden dread: But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon...
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