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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. "
Memoirs of William Stevens, esq. [by sir J.A. Park.]. - Page 87
by sir James Allan Park - 1825 - 139 pages
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...ourfelves, and only wilh, As duteous ions, our fathers were more wife. At thirty, man fufpefts himfelf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Puflies his prudent purpofe to refolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolvcs, and re-refolves...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...ourielves ; and only wiih, As duteous ions, our fathers were more wife. At thirty, m;m fufpefts himfclf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Puflies his prudent purpofe to relolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolvcs, and rc-rcfolvcs...
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The Works of the Author of the Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1792 - 339 pages
...ourfelves; and only wifh, As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty man fufpefls himfelf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pufhes his prudent purpofe to refol-ve; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves ; and re-refolves...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - 1796
...ourselves, and only wish, 41 5 As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspect.i himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his...fifty chides his infamous delay. Pushes his prudent purpo. e to resolve , 4:0 In all the magnanimity of thought Kesolves, and re-resolves ; then dies the...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 1008 pages
...wifli, As (iuteous fons, our fathers were more wife : Ai thirty man fufpcfts himfelf a fool ; (tnows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Puihcs his prudent purpofe to relblve; [n all the magnanimity of thought Rcfolvcs ; and re-rtfolvcs...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 386 pages
...nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves; and only wish, 415 As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty, Man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at...infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; 420 In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why? Because...
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The poetical works of ... E. Young. With the life of the author ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1799
...ourfelves, and only wifh, 415 As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty man fufpefts himfelf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pufhes his prudent purpofe to refolve ; 42* In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves, and re-refolves...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1799 - 356 pages
...ourfelves; and only wifli, As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty, man fufpects himfelf a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty, chides his infamous delay ; Puflies his prudent purpofe to relolve; In all the magnanimity of thought, Refolves, and re-refolves,...
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The Works of the Author of The Night-thoughts, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves-, and only wish, As duteous sons, owe fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at...thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal, but Themselves ; Themselves,...
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The Works of the Author of the Night - Thoughts. In Three Volumes ..., Volume 2

Edward Young - 1802
...'"- As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool;- 1 " ' Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; , ' ....; . Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal, but Themselves ; Themselves,...
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