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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 English Reader; Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1822 - 264 pages
...fathers were more wise. At thirty, man suspects himself a fc.nl; Knows it at forty, and reformed is plan; .At fifty chides his infamous delay ; Pushes...thought, Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the sane. And why p Because he thinks himselt immortal. All men think all men mortal but themselves; Themselves,...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 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...thought, Resolves, and reresolves, then dies the same. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men mortal, but themselves ; Themselves,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - 1823 - 372 pages
...a fool ; 'f Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At filly, chides his infamous delay, biPushes his prudent purpose to resolve, ' • In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves and re-resolves — tlu-u dies the same. — Ynung. VII. — Examples of the principal Emotions and Patsionn — Admiration,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...sometimes, nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. C. Hall GRAY— AD 1716-71. ODE ON A DISTANT PROSPECT OP ETON COLLEGE. Ye distant spires, ye antique towers,...
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The Complaint: Or, Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1824 - 324 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...; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolvea ; then dies the same. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal. All men think all men...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...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...purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Heav'n's sov'reign saves all beings, but himself, That hideous sight, a naked human heart. Young's...
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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pages
...folly, not to scorn a fool; And scarce in human wisdom to do more. S. All promise is poor dilatory man ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty,...; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resofves, then dies the same. 4. And why ? Because he thinks himself immortal, All men think all...
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The New monthly magazine, and literary journal. [American ed.], Volume 10

1825
...A species of tinder. PROPOSALS FOR ABRIDGING LI/E AND LITERATURE. At thirty man suspects himself « fool . Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudi-nt purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thonght Resolves, and rc-resolves ; then dies...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 pages
...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 ; At tifty, chides his infamous delay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...for ourselves ; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspeets g ehides his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought...
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