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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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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 407 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 reresolves— then dies the same. Young: VII. Examftlea of the fitindfial Emotions and Passions— ADMIRATION, CONTEMPT, JOY GRIEF, COURAGE,....
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 7

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...forty, and reforms his plan ; Atjifty 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 heart:! 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 - 1821 - 253 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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Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published

John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
...• Resolves ; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why ,2 Because he thiaks himself .imrnoftal. All men think all men mortal, but themselves^ Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strike^ through their wounded hearts. , ,(,r // iiii.'.! in r ~" ' : -A than gold more sacred ; more...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 263 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, then dies the same. 4. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal, All men think all men mortal, but themselves; Themselves,...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

1822
...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...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 reading book, in verse

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 212 pages
...prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and resolves ; then dies tHfe same. And why? Because he thinks himself immortal....mortal but themselves ; Themselves, when some alarming stroke of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden dread. But their hearts wounded, like...
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THE KEY TO THE EXERCISES FOR THE ILLUSTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF THE RULES ...

W. JILLARD HORT - 1822
...moving, how express and admirable I In action, how like an angel! In apprehension, how like a God ! All men think all men mortal but themselves; Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through the wounded hearts the sudden dread: But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close;...
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The Nic-Nac; or, oracle of knowledge, Volume 1

1822
...their previous indolent security, — •' They start, when some alarming awful shock Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden dread ; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close." The potteries cannot boast of having produced any noted writers, with the exception of Elijah Fenton,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which Improprieties in Reading and Speaking are ...

John Walker - 1822 - 383 pages
...intelligible. The same may be observed of the word themselves io 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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