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Most likely that battery isn't as good as you think - I'd test it. A cheap volt meter is all you need. You want to see 12.7V or more before starting. Then check it during cranking - you want over 10V.
Add more fuel and some strong fuel system cleaner like Techron Concentrate (1oz per gal). There may still be old gas in the system that needs to be worked out, so when you get it running be patient - it may take a while to clear the system. Once it starts you may need to keep it running with the throttle (it may not want to idle), keep it running around 2000 RPMs.
Check the air filter and the oil level as well.
Don't bail on it yet!