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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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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

1827
...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 wounded air, Soon close...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 346 pages
...Pushes his prudent purpose to Resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and reresotves, 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 - 1827 - 264 pages
...purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, anu re-resolves, then dies the same. 4. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All...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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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;...same. And why ? because he thinks himself immortal. AH men think all men mortal but themselves; Themselves, when some alarming shock of Fate Strikes through...
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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray, Rensselaer Bentley - 1827 - 264 pages
...In all the magnanimity of thought, ;-. Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. 4. And whj ? Because he thinks himself immortal, All men think...mortal but themselves; Themselves, when some alarming ^hock of fate Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the sudden dread; But their hearts wounded, like the...
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English Reader

Lindley Murray - 1827
...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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 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. ON THE REGULATION OF THE THOUGHTS. PALET. Perhaps almost every man living has a particular train of...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1829 - 209 pages
...purpose to resolve ;. In ail the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. i And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All...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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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829 - 360 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 human hearts what bolder thought can rise Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn. Where is to-morrow...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829 - 360 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 human hearts what bolder thought can rise Than man's presumption on to-morrow's dawn. Where is to-morrow...
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