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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 Complaint: Or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion

Edward Young - 1826 - 288 pages
...rest, , 415 Unanxious for ourselves, and only wish, , As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at...reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, .420 Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves...
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Retrospective Review, and Historical and Antiquarian Magazine

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1826
...with the utmost care and circumspection. He may, moreover, possibly have agreed by anticipation with the poet : " At thirty, man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan." We doubt, however, whether Cornelius was exactly one of these self-condemning philosophers, who either...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 14

1826
...with the utmost care and circumspection. He may, moreover, possibly have agreed by anticipation with the poet : " At thirty, man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan." We doubt, however, whether Cornelius was exactly one of these self- condemning philosophers, who either...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray - 1826
...sometimes nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves ; and only wishj As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty, chines his infamous delay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of '.thought,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 204 pages
...and only wish, In full content we sometimes nobly rest, As duteous sons, our fatheis were more wise. At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; At fifty, chides his infamous delay; Resolves, and re-resolves,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 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 ; Atiifty, chides his infamous delay ; Pushes his prudent pnrpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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. AH men think all men mortal but themselves; Themselves,...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

1827
...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 Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1827 - 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 ; Kno'ws it...; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and reresotves, 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: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 263 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-resolres, then dies the same. 4 And why ? Because bethinks himself immortal. All men think all men...
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