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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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An Apology for the Life of James Fennell

James Fennell - 1814 - 510 pages
...forcibly on seeing the number of the page. 38 " At thirty man tvtflects himself a fool; At forty knows it, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous...magnanimity of thought, Resolves and re-resolves, and dies the same." By a strange coincidence I immediately found, on turning to the thirtieth (in manuscript)...
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The Panoplist (and Missionary magazine) conducted by an ..., Volume 10

1814
...sometimes nulih 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 nlan. The reason is obvious. It is natural for every one to raise his estimate of his own character...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...nobly rest, Unatixioiu for ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise : At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at...'•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 complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815
...nobly rest, I laanxious 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. All men think all men mortal but themselves ; Themselves,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 264 pages
...ourfelves ; and only wifh, As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty, man fufpecb himfelf a fool : 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 English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 254 pages
...sometimes noMy rest, Un;inviou8 for ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty, man suspects himself a fool : Knows it...and reforms his plan ; At fifty, chides his infamous dt lay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, ami re*resolves,...
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The Complaint, Or, Night Thoughts on Life, Death, and Immortality

Edward Young - 1816 - 351 pages
...himself a fool ; Knotvs it ?& forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Plushes 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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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

1817
...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. How dreadful that deliberate surprise! Be wise to-day ;' 'tij madness to defer : Next day the fatal...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1817 - 407 pages
...Hamlet^ 10. At thirty, man suspects himself * fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At lifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose...thought, Resolves and re-resolves — then dies the s#me.-— Young. VII. — JSjcamfilet of the firinaifial Emotions and Passions—' ADMIRATION, CONTEMPT,...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
...wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool; Knows it a forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous...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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