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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 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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The Complaint and Consolation; Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death and ...

Edward Young - 1837 - 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 ; then dies the same. A.id why ? because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; 425 Themselves,...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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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Letters on Theron and Aspasio: Addressed to the Author

Robert Sandeman - 1838 - 500 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. them to the Divine favour, at all events, whether they live or die, without seemg the least difference...
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Night thoughts on life, death, and immortality. [Followed by] A paraphrase ...

Edward Young - 1839
...purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought J Itesolves, and re-resolves; then dies the samo. And why? because he thinks himself immortal. All men...hearts wounded, like the wounded air, Soon close; where pass'd the shaft no trace is found, As from the wing no scar the sky retains, The parted wave no furrow...
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Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1839 - 301 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...immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves t Themselves, when some alarming shock of fate Strikes thro* their wounded hearts the sudden dread...
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Keep Up Your Courage: Key-notes to Success

Mary Allette Ayer - 1908 - 198 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...immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves. Shakespeare. "DE wise to-day, 'tis madness to defer ; Next day the fatal precedent will plead ;...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts

Tryon Edwards - 1908 - 644 pages
...and reforms his plan ; at fifty chides his infamous delay, pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; traction would have scrup Young. Delay not till to-morrow to be wise ; tomorrow's sun to thee may never rise. Cangrene. Is...
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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1909 - 606 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. E. YOUNG (Night Thoughts). 1119. NIGHT O MAJESTIC Night ! Nature's great ancestor ! Day's elder born...
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The Character Building Readers: First reader, part one-[eighth year]

Ellen E. Kenyon-Warner - 1910
...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. 4. And why ? because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; Themselves,...
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