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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
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The poetical works of Edward Young. Collated with the best eds.: by T. Park

Edward Young - 1813 - 324 pages
...ourselves, and only wish, As duteous sous, 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; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-reso1ves...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1813 - 276 pages
...ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty, man suspeets himself a fool : Knows it at forty, and reforms his plan ; At fifty, ehides his infamous delay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought,...
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The Reader: Containing I. The Art of Delivery ... a Selection of Lessons in ...

Abner Alden - 1814 - 222 pages
...we sometimes nobly rest, Unanxious for ourselves ; and only wish, . 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 5 and re-resolves...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - 1814 - 424 pages
...earth, Now the king- drinks to Hamlet -- frag, of Hatnlet. 10. At thirty, man suspects himself afool ; 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...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1815 - 262 pages
...for 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 complaint; or, Night thoughts, on life, death, and immortality ...

Edward Young - 1815 - 332 pages
...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 his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves ; and re-resolves...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1816 - 328 pages
...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 his infamous dt lay ; Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, ami re*resolves,...
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Elegant Extracts: A Copious Selection of Instructive, Moral, and ...

1817 - 314 pages
...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 his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves;...
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Lectures on the English Poets

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 354 pages
...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 his infamous delay, Pushes his prudent purpose to Resolve; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1819 - 366 pages
...earth, • Now the king drinks to Hamlet. — Trag. of Hamlet. 10. 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, liesjlvos and re'resolves...
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