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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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English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry

Lindley Murray, Rensselaer Bentley - 1827 - 264 pages
...nobly rest, Unanxkms for ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. , ' .i At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at...infamous delay; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; . t. In all the magnanimity of thought, ;-. Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same. 4. And whj...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 264 pages
...nobly rest, Unairxious 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 fifty, chides kis infamous delay.; O 2 Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 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 re-resolves; then dies the same. ON THE REGULATION OF THE THOUGHTS. PALET. Perhaps almost every man living has a particular train-of...
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Extracts from ancient and modern authors, arranged so as to form a history ...

Extracts - 1828 - 80 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...purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Seattle. Resolves, and re-resolves; then dies the same. YOUNG. Man is formed of two powers, the one...
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A Treatise on Self Knowledge: Showing the Nature and Benefit of that ...

John Mason - 1828 - 144 pages
...Gregory Nessene that man wastbemsxrocosmj (the great world,) and the world without, the microcosm. (59) At thirty, man suspects himself a fool, Knows it at...his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolvei In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves—then dies the same.— JVi'^ftt...
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The Scottish Law Review and Reports of Cases in the Sheriff Courts ..., Volume 7

1891
...his lay advisers as the outcome of their friendliness rather than the product of their intelligence. At thirty man suspects himself a 'fool, Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan. But it takes ten years to get from thirty to forty, and often longer if we judge by the test contained...
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Improvement Era, Volume 3, Issue 1

1900 - 1146 pages
...steals, till all aro fled, And to the mercies of a moment leaves The vast concerns of an eternal state. At thirty, man suspects himself a fool; Knows it at...thought, Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same." INSTRUCTIONS TO MISSIONARIES. REPORTED BY THOMAS HULL, GENERAL SECRETARY YMMIA [The remarks which follow...
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The Central literary magazine, Volume 4

Birmingham central literary assoc - 1879
...such Dr. Young's lines may appear to cover the whole truth, when he thus summarised human life : — " At thirty man suspects himself a fool, Knows it at...reforms his plan, At fifty chides his infamous delay, Resolves, and re-resolves, then dies the same! " Thfs theory, too, provides a lofty summit from which...
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Forty: The Age and the Symbol

Stanley H. Brandes - 1987 - 157 pages
...achieves one's financial limit at forty. Edward Young declared in "Night Thoughts," about a century later: "At thirty, man suspects himself a fool / Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan." When applied to the realm of work, this poem expresses perfectly the feelings that have been described...
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Moralische Vorlesungen ; Moralische Charaktere

Christian Fürchtegott Gellert, Sibylle Späth - 1988 - 526 pages
...f. 169, Anm.* Youngs Nachtged.: Das Zitat aus Youngs Nachtgedanken befindet sie in der Ersten Nacht: „At Thirty Man suspects himself a Fool; Knows it...Thought Resolves; and re-resolves; then dies the same." Deutsche Übersetzung: „Im dreißigsten Jahre argwöhnt d> Mensch, daß er selbst ein Thor sey; weis...
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