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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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Extracts from Young's Night thoughts, with observations upon them

William Danby, Edward Young - 1832 - 154 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." If this is accompanied with any degree of self-indulgence that is inconsistent with our " plans of...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 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...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 Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 1

Edward Young - 1834 - 334 pages
...his plan ; ' , •'. • At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves ; and re-resolves...thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal, hut themselves ; Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes thro' their wounded hearts the...
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A Collection, in Prose and Verse, for the Use of Schools

Andrew Thomson - 1835 - 280 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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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of the Irish National Schools

1836 - 406 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;...thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal hut themselves ; Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes through their wounded hearts...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1836 - 252 pages
...resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re- resolves, then dies the same. 4 And why 1 Because he thinks himself immortal. All men think...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 Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 320 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. Strikes through their wounded heads the sudden dread : But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air,...
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The Elocutionist: Consisting of Declamations and Readings in Prose and ...

Jonathan Barber - 1836 - 392 pages
...suspects himself a fool; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve: At fifty, chides his infamous delay, la all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. CXIV. DISCIPLINE.— Cowper's Task. In colleges and halls in ancient days,' When learning, virtue,...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1837 - 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,...some alarming •shock of fate Strikes thro' their wouuded hearts the sudden dread: But their hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close ; where,...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...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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