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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. "
Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry: Selected for ... - Page 62
edited by - 1791
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

1787 - 430 pages
...too bad to receive your relief and kindnefs, when you fee that he wants it. AT thirty, man fufpeds himfelf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty, chides his infamous delay, Pufties his prudent purpofe to refolve : In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves ; and re-refolves...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1789 - 416 pages
...drinks to Hamlet. — ' — • Trag . ef Hamlsfr 10. At thirty, man fufpefts himfelf a fool; Know* it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty, chides...to refolve ;• In all the magnanimity of thought, Kefolves and re-refolves— then dies the-fame. Young. VII. Examples of the principal Emotions and...
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The English Parnassus: Being a New Selection of Didactic, Descriptive ...

John Adams - 1789 - 376 pages
...; and their pride On this reverfion takes up ready praife. DR. YOUNG. SEC T. XIX. ON IRRESOLUTION. AT thirty man fufpefts himfelf a fool ; ^•^•Knows...reforms his plan ; At .fifty chides his infamous delay, Fumes his prudent purpofe to refolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves and re-refolves,...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 61

English poets - 1790 - 280 pages
...ourfelves ; and only wifh, 415 As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty ms..a.fuff eels himfelf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pufhes his prudent purpofe to rejofce; 420 In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves ; and re-refolves...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 pages
...ourielves ; and only wiih, As duteous ions, our fathers were more wife. At thirty, m;m fufpefts himfclf of joy or woe, But, relolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolvcs, and rc-rcfolvcs ; then dies the fame. And why:...
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The Works Of The Author Of The Night-Thoughts: In Three Volumes, Volume 2

Edward Young - 1792 - 354 pages
...Unanxious for ourfelves; and only wifh, As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty man fufpefls himfelf a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pufhes his prudent purpofe to refol-ve; In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves ; and re-refolves...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 87-88

John Bell - 1796 - 470 pages
...ourselves, and only wish, 41 5 As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspect.i himself a fool ; Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay. Pushes his prudent purpo. e to resolve , 4:0 In all the magnanimity of thought Kesolves, and re-resolves...
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Elegant Extracts: Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry, Selected for ...

Vicesimus Knox - 1796 - 574 pages
...wifli, As (iuteous fons, our fathers were more wife :• Ai thirty man fufpcfts himfelf a fool ; (tnows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Puihcs his prudent purpofe to relblve; [n all the magnanimity of thought Rcfolvcs ; and re-rtfolvcs...
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Night Thoughts

Edward Young - 1798 - 432 pages
...ourselves; and only wish, 415 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 his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; 420 In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves;...
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The poetical works of ... E. Young. With the life of the author ..., Volume 1

Edward Young - 1799 - 312 pages
...full content we fometimes nobly reft, Unanxious for ourfelves, and only wifh, 415 As duteous fons, our fathers were more wife. At thirty man fufpefts...reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay, Pufhes his prudent purpofe to refolve ; 42* In all the magnanimity of thought Refolves, and re-refolves...
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