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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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The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 168 pages
...Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-reso1ves ; then dies the same, And why? because he thinks himself...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 English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty, ehides his infamous delay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. And why ? Beeause he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal, but themselves ; Themselves, when...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 32

1854
...was right, he saw it to be so, he resolved that it should be done, and he was not a man who — " la all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves — then dies the same ;" allowing indolence and irresolution to tamper with conscience. Resolution is a necessary element...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 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...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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...ami re*resolves, then dies the same. And why ? because bethinks himself immortal. All men think alt men mortal but themselves ; 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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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

1817
...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. How dreadful that deliberate surprise! Be wise to-day ;' 'tij madness to defer : Next day the fatal...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...forty, and reforms his plan ; At lifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve, In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves and re-resolves — then dies the s#me.-— Young. VII. — JSjcamfilet of the firinaifial Emotions and Passions—' ADMIRATION, CONTEMPT,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1819 - 258 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 wounded hearts the sudden dread : But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon...
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The baptist Magazine

1818
...holiness of lite. Few installent So proclaim the scrioutnest ami certainly of death. Young well observes : All men think all men mortal but themselves : 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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English Synonyms Explained, in Alphabetical Order: With Copious ...

George Crabb - 1818 - 904 pages
...sometime* be avoided : but that which is regretted to-day maj be regretted again to>morrow. JOHHSOH. All men think all men mortal but themselves, Themselves, when some alarming »hock of fue Strikes through their wounded hearts the »uddea dread. Mama, TO APPREHEND, V. To ŃÎĎceive,...
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