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" Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise, and rudely great: With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride,... "
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope - Page 201
by Alexander Pope - 1904 - 505 pages
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - 1736
...Stoic's Pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft, To deem himfelf a Part of God, or Beart, In doubt, his Mind or Body to prefer, Born but to...and Reas'ning but to err, 10 Alike in Ignorance, his Reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much. Chaos of Thought and Paffion, all confus'd....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and ...

Alexander Pope - 1754
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to ad, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to...and reas'ning but to err; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of Thought and Paffion, all confus'd...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope, Mr. S**** - 1762 - 116 pages
...a Stoic's pride * He hangs between,- in doubt to att, or re߄ In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to...reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance , his reafon fuch , Whether he thinks too little, or too much: Chaos of thought and PaJJion, all confus'd;...
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An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1763 - 124 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelfaGod, orBeaft; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die,...reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, cr too much ; NOTES, VER. 10. Born tut to <//'?, fcfc.]...
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...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelfaGod, orBeaftj In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die,...reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much ; NOTES. VER. 10. Born but to die, &c.] The...
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...great, With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, 5 With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, lie hangs between, in doubt to act or rest ; In doubt...prefer, .Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err: 1o Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much: Chaos of thought...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1797
...Ode on Life and Fame. As alfo line 205. in the 4th Epiftle, To Kings, or to the Favorites of Kings. In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to...reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of Thought and Paffion, all confus'd...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...middle state, A Being darkly wise, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt...prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much ; Chaos of thought...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...middle state, A being darkly wise and rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, & With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs...10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether' he think too little or too much : Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd ; Still by himself abus'd...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin, Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Lichfield (England) - 1804 - 313 pages
...a middle state A Being darkly wise and rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs...doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reasoning but to err ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd, The glory, jest, and riddle of...
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