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" Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! "
The Borderlands of Science : Where Sense Meets Nonsense: Where Sense Meets ... - Page v
by Michael Shermer - 2001 - 368 pages
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A Century of Psychology: Progress, Paradigms, and Prospects for the New ...

Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh, Patrick McGinley - Psychology - 1997 - 329 pages
...little or too much: Chaos of thought and passion, all confused; Still by himself abused, or disabused; Created half to rise and half to fall; Great lord...prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! Alexander Pope (1688-1744) Contents List of figures...
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Philosophy and the Good Life: Reason and the Passions in Greek, Cartesian ...

John Cottingham - Philosophy - 1998 - 230 pages
...God or Beast . . . Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confused; Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd; Created half to rise and half to fall; Great lord...prey to all, Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurled: The glory, jest and riddle of the world! Alexander Pope1 I . THE FRUITS OF PHILOSOPHY [Philosophia]...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Pride, in erring Reason's spite, One truth is clear. 'Whatever IS, IS RIGHT'. 8898 An Essay on Man t got the hurled; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! 8899 An Essay on Man Go, teach Eternal Wisdom how...
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English Grammer & Composition & Correspondence

M. Alderton Pink, M.A. Pink & S.E. Thomas - 1998 - 408 pages
...little or too much; Chaos of Thought and Passion all confused, Still by himself abused or disabused; Created half to rise and half to fall; Great lord...prey to all; Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurled, The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! (Pope.) (g) Jessica. I am never merry when I...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 262 pages
...reas'ning but to err; Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all. (An Essay on Man, 11, 3~i4)38 This is great poetry. Its mastery of rhythm, antithesis, and diction...
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Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity

Bruno Barnhart - Religion - 1999 - 281 pages
...ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much; Still by himself abused or disabus'd Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord...hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! ' The Pauline expression of this human duality is a moral conflict. So I find it to be a law that when...
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The Politics of Truth and Other Untimely Essays: The Crisis of Civic ...

Ellis Sandoz - Political Science - 1999 - 235 pages
...but to err; . . . Chaos of Thought and Passion all confus'd. Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall, Great lord...endless error hurl'd; The glory, jest and riddle of the world.2 Government under such conditions was pronounced (by James Madison in Federalist No. 51) as...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...little, or too much: Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord...hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! An Essay on Man (1733) 1950: Epistle 2, 53-56. 2 For Forms of Government let fools contest; Whate'er...
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A Government of Laws: Political Theory, Religion, and the American Founding

Ellis Sandoz - History - 2001 - 259 pages
...but to err; . . . Chaos of Thought and Passion all confus'd, Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall, Great lord...hurl'd; The glory, jest and riddle of the world.-" Great as man's dignity and power are, his sphere is limited. He is "born but to die." He partakes of...
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Saints

Orson Scott Card - Fiction - 2001 - 608 pages
When ten-year-old Dinah Kirkham saw her father leave their Manchester home in the middle of the night, she basked when he would be back. "Soon," he replied. But he never came ...
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