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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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...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. And why 1 because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; Themselves, when...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 304 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-r,esolves, 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 English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 264 pages
...and reformed is 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 sane. And why p Because he thinks himselt immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves; Themselves,...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 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,...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 Nic-nac: Or, Literary Cabinet, Volume 1

1823
...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 write«, with the exception of Elijah Fenton,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - 1823 - 373 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 Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1824 - 324 pages
...Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolvea ; 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 - 1824 - 273 pages
...his infamous delay — Pushes hi- prudent purpose to resolve— In all the magnanimity ol thought, 4. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal, All...themselves— Themselves, when some alarming shock (if fate Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread ; But their hearts wounded, like the wounded...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; -2! v 6 1U GRAY— AD 1716-71. ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OP ETON COLLEGE. Ye distant spires, ye antique towers,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 pages
...and reforms his plan ; At tifty, 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 Bot their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where, past the shaft, no trace is found....
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