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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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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Edward Young

Edward Young - 1811
...more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it it forty, and reforms his plan ; Atffty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose...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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Night thoughts, and A paraphrase on part of the book of Job. With the life ...

Edward Young - 1812
...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...thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. And why? because he thinks himself immortal. ON LIFE, DEATH, AND IMMORTALITY. 15 All men think all...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1812 - 356 pages
...duteous sons,our fathers were more wise: At thirty, man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it atlorty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous...purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Rt-solvis, and re-resolves, then dies the same. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality: To which ...

Edward Young - 1812 - 273 pages
...only wifh, As duteous Cons, our fathers were mote wife. | At thirty man fufpects himfelf a fool; i Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pufhes his prudent purpofe to refolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves; and re-refolves;...
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The Bioscope, Or Dial of Life, Explained: To which is Added, a Translation ...

Granville Penn - 1812 - 311 pages
...and reforms his plan : Atjtfty, chides his infamous delay : Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; f In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same. 81. These middle ages, in their degrees and order, will be greatly assisted, by a patient and steady...
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The Complaint; Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1813 - 352 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...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 Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 168 pages
...sometimes nobly rest, Unanxions for ourselves, and only wish, As duteous sous, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at...resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-reso1ves ; then dies the same, And why? because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813
...for ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty, man suspeets himself a fool : Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty, ehides his infamous delay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought,...
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 32

1854
...was right, he saw it to be so, he resolved that it should be done, and he was not a man who — " la all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves — then dies the same ;" allowing indolence and irresolution to tamper with conscience. Resolution is a necessary element...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 407 pages
...earth, Now the king- drinks to Hamlet -- frag, of Hatnlet. 10. At thirty, man suspects himself afool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty,...resolve, In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves and re-resolves—then dies the same. VII. — Examples of thefirincifial Emotions and Passions— ADMIRATION,...
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