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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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Extracts from ancient and modern authors, arranged so as to form a history ...

Extracts - 1828 - 786 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 Seattle. Resolves, and re-resolves;...
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A Treatise on Self Knowledge: Showing the Nature and Benefit of that ...

John Mason - 1828 - 162 pages
...wastbemsxrocosmj (the great world,) and the world without, the microcosm. (59) 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 resolvei In all the magnanimity of thought Resolves, and re-resolves—then...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829 - 390 pages
...MDXXXIIL All promise is poor dilatory man, And that through every stage. 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

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1829 - 318 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 f Pushes his prudent purpose to resolve ; in all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resolves,...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - 1829 - 354 pages
...MDXXXIII. All promise is poor dilatory man, And that through every stage. 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 London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art ..., Volume 7

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington) - 826 pages
...goddeas, of thy promise made ! Most sad Ulysse* ever be delayed ? Ptf,*. At thirty man suspect* himself a fool ; Knows it at forty and reforms his plan ; At fifty chides his infamous delay ; — In all the magnanimity of thought Resolve*, and re-resolves, then dies the same. Young. DELECTABLE,...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott - 1829 - 420 pages
...heavens to earth, Now the king drinks to Hamlet. Trag. of Humid. 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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 516 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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Extracts from Young's Night thoughts, with observations upon them

Edward Young, William Danby - 1832 - 306 pages
...responsibility will be best secured by self-examination. By this, " 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 philosophic alphabet, with an explanation of its principles; to which is ...

George Edmonds (of Birmingham.) - 1832 - 122 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 bis prudent purpose to resolve ; In all the magnanimity of thought, Resolves, and re-resolves,...
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