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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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pages
...purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resofves, then dies the same. 4. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal, All...Strikes thro" their wounded ' hearts the sudden dread ; Bat their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where, past the shaft, no trace is foundAs...
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Memoirs of William Stevens, esq. [by sir J.A. Park.].

sir James Allan Park - 1825 - 139 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. " Vanity of vanities, " All is vanity, " Says the Preacher, " To which subscribes, " WS" But though...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty ehides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; t yew tree's shade. Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Eaeh in his n GRAY— AD 17I6-7I. ODE ON A DISTAKT PROSPECT OF ETON COLI.EOE. YE distant spires, ye antique towers,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 252 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,...when some alarming shock of fate Strikes thro' their wouirded hearts the sudden dread : But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where,...
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion

Edward Young - 1826 - 288 pages
...reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, 420 Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves...immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; 425 Themselves, when some alarming shock of Fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 pages
...prudent pnrpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought, s. and re- resolves, then dies the same. 4 And why? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men...all men mortal, but themselves ; Themselves, when s6me alarming shock of fate Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread ; But their hearts...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - 1826 - 688 pages
...to-morrow.' JOHNSON. The symptom or prognostic of an evil is dreaded as if the evil itself were present ; All men think all men mortal but themselves, Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the sudden drtad. YOUNG. Apprehend respects things only ; fear and dread...
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The Practice of Elocution, Or A Course of Exercises for Acquiring the ...

Benjamin Humphrey Smart - 1826 - 213 pages
...11. Pray, make no such Jiiss in granting your boon; He doubles his gift, who grants it me soon. 12. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts the « .'• sudden dread. ' 1& "'"'• - ; r-'"^— Or sink or swim :...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 209 pages
...forty, and reforms his plan; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; At fifty, chides his infamous delay; Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. '• And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. In all the magnammity of thought, Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate All men think all men...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...and reforms his plan ; At fifty, chines 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 ail men mortal but themselves ; Themselves,...
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