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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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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1820 - 434 pages
...heavens to earth. Now the king drinks to Hamlet. -frag, 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, Resolves and reresolves —...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 280 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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822 - 284 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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1822 - 322 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-r,esolves,...
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The English Reading Book in Verse: Adapted to Domestic and to School Education

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 234 pages
...and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty, man suspects himself a fool j 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 resolves ;...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 412 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 reresolves,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 1062 pages
...ourselves; and only wish, As duteous sons, our fathers were more wise. At thirty man suspects himself 58/ Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves; and re-resolves;...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author of The ...

British poets - 1824 - 676 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 Heav'n's sov'reign saves...
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Memoirs of William Stevens, esq. [by sir J.A. Park.].

sir James Allan Park - 1825 - 160 pages
...to him may be applied, in their full extent, the words of the poet: " 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 New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Volume 10

1825 - 620 pages
...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...
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