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" 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, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest;... "
The Borderlands of Science : Where Sense Meets Nonsense: Where Sense Meets ... - Page v
by Michael Shermer - 2001 - 368 pages
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Essai sur l'homme: poŽme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to adt, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; io" Alike in ignorance , his reafon fuch , Whether he thinks too little , or...
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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, and reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, cr too...
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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, and reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 578 pages
...pride, " He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or reft; " In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; " In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; " Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; " Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, " Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The life of Alexander Pope; with a critical essay on his writings and genius

Owen Ruffhead - 1769
...pride, " He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft; " In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; " In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; " Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; ** Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, " Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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Essai sur l'homme, poŽme philosophique, en cinq langues, savoir: anglois ...

Alexander Pope - 1772
...pride , He hangs between ; in doubt to act: , or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt , his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die , and reas'ning but to err ,- io Alike in ignorance , his reafon fuch , Whether he thinks too little , or...
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Principi della morale, o sia Saggio sopra l'uomo

Alexander Pope - Philosophy - 1772 - 116 pages
...pride , He hangs between ; in doubt to acž , or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt , his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ,- io Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little , or too...
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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...his mind or body to 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:...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in. doubt to aft, or reft,, In doubt to deem hrmfclf a god, or hsaft ; In doubt, his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; .; jo Alike in ignorance, his realon, fueh, Whether he thinks too little, or...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1779
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft j In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Bead: ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reafoning but to err; I* Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch , Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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