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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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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves; and only wish, 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 5 In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves ; then dies the same. And why? Because...
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Night Thoughts, on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1802 - 361 pages
...sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves-, and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; Atffity chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...himself a fool ; Know- it at forty , and reforms his plan 5 At fil'-y , chides his infamous delay, Puhhes his prudent purpose to Resolve ; In all the magnanimity...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 Poetical Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young: With the Life of ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1805
...nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves, and only wish, : As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at...thought - Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same, i And why ? because he thinks himself immortal. I All men think all men mortal but themselves; j Themselves,...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1805 - 258 pages
...nobly rest, Un-anxious for ourselves-; and only wish, As dutequs sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at...prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of tho't Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why ? because he thinks himself immortal....
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1805 - 394 pages
...and only wifh,As duteous fons, out fathers were more wife. .. ' ' , At 'thirty, man fofpefts himfelf a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty, chides his infamous delay, ' Pufhes his prudent parpofe to Kefolre ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Rcfoh-es, and rerefolves,...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry

Extracts - 1805 - 1016 pages
...wifti, As duteous fons, oui fathers were more wile: At thirty man fufpefts himfelf a fool ; Kno\vs it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Puflies his prudent purpole to refolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Reiolves; and re-refolves...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

1806 - 380 pages
...sometimes, nobly rest, Un-auxious for ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at...purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Kesolves, and re-resolves ; then dies the same. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men...
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The Poetical Works of Edward Young: In Four Volumes. Collated with the Best ...

Edward Young, Thomas Park - 1808
...sometimes nobly rest, Unanxions for ourselves, and only wish, As duteous sons, oar 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 hut themselves ; Themselves,...
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The cabinet of poetry, containing the best entire pieces in the works of the ...

Cabinet - 1808
...more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool; Kmiu's it at forty, and reforms his plan;. A.tfifly chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resohes; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal.. All men...
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