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" He that would pass the latter part of life with honour and decency, must, when he is young, consider that he shall one day be old ; and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young. "
The Rambler - Page 117
by Samuel Johnson - 1792 - 463 pages
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The Beauties of Johnson: Consisting of Maxims and Observations ..., Volume 1

Samuel Johnson - 1782 - 228 pages
...the latter part of his life with honour and decency, muft, when he is young, confider that he fhall one day be old, and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young. Rambler, v. i, p. 304. Age feldom fails to change the conduct of youth. We grow negligent of time in...
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Harrison's British Classicks, Volume 1

1785
...latter part of life with honour and decency, muft, when he is your.g, confider that he (hall one day he old; and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young. In youth he mulUay up knowledge for his fupport when his powers of afting mall forl'akc him; and in age forbear...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.

Samuel Johnson, Sir John Hawkins - 1787
...pafs the latter part of life with honour and decency, muft, when he is young, confider that he fhall one day be old ; and remember, when he is old, that...he muft lay up knowledge for his fupport, when his po_wers of acting fhall forfake him ; and in age forbear to animadvert with rigour on faults which...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: The Rambler

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - English literature - 1787
...pafs the latter part of life with honour and decency, muft, when he is young, confider that he iliall one day be old ; and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young. In youth he mufl lay up knowledge for his fupport, when his powers of afting fhall forfake him ; and in age forbear...
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Miscellanies, Moral and Instructive, in Prose and Verse

American literature - 1787 - 198 pages
...one day be old, and lay up knowledge for his fupport, when his powers of afting fha.ll forfake him ; and remember when he is old, that he has once been young, and forbear to animadvert, with unneceftary rigour^ on faults which experience only can correft. Written...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The rambler

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...pafs the latter part of life with honour and decency, muft, when he is young, confider that he fhall one day be old; and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young. In youth ht muft lay up knowledge for his fupport, when his powers of acting fhall forfake him ; and in age...
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Interesting anecdotes, memoirs, allegories, essays, and poetical ..., Volume 3

Joseph Addison - Anecdotes - 1795
...in their father's company. He that would pafs the latter part of life with honour and decency, muft, when he is young, confider that he (hall one day be old ; and rcmcmber when he is old, that he has once been young* In youth he muft lay up knowledge for his fupport,...
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The American Preceptor: Being a New Selection of Lessons for Reading and ...

Caleb Bingham - Literature - 1801 - 228 pages
...the latter part of his life with honor and decency,- nmfV, when'he is young,- confider that he fhill one day be old ;• and remember^ when- he is old,, that he has once been young: 7. He who governs his paffions does more than he whcv commands armies. Socrates, being one day offended...
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An American Selection of Lessons in Reading and Speaking ...: To which are ...

Noah Webster - Readers - 1802 - 262 pages
...full of found and fury, Signifying nothing. He that would pafs the latter part of his life with iliall one day be old — and remember, when he is old, that he hath once beenjoung, Avarice is always poor, but poor by her own fault. The maxim which Periander of...
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Select British Classics, Volume 5

English literature - 1803
...pass the hitter part of life with honour and decency, must, when heis young, consider that he shall one day be old; and remember, when he is old, that he has once been young. In youth he must lay up knowledge for his supports when his powers of acting shall forsake him ; and in age forbear...
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