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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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The beauties of Pope

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1783 - 278 pages
...Stoic's 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 much...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. in Six Volumes Complete: Imitations, moral ...

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1787
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Dealt; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; JO Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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Geschichte und Geist des Skepticismus: vorzüglich in Rücksicht auf ..., Volume 1

Carl Friedrich Stäudlin - Philosophy - 1794 - 309 pages
...Stoics pride, He lungs between; in doubt to aft or reft; In doubc to deem himself a God or Beaft ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Born but to die and reaáning but to err! Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little or too much...
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Poems, Moral, Elegant and Pathetic: Vis. Essay on Man

Alexander Pope, Helen Maria Williams - 1796 - 220 pages
...ftoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to a&, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a god, or beaft; IB 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 think too little, or too much...
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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...his mind or body to 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...
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Elements of the Critical Philosophy: Containing a Concise Account of Its ...

Anthony Florian Madinger Willich, Johann Christoph Adelung - English language - 1798 - 183 pages
...Stoics 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 much...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin, Chiefly During His Residence in Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Lichfield (England) - 1804 - 313 pages
...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,...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 the world. POPE, on...
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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
...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 ;...his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether' he think too little or too...
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Memoirs of the Life of Dr. Darwin: Chiefly During His Residence at Lichfield ...

Anna Seward - Lichfield (England) - 1804 - 430 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to a& or reft, In doubt to deem himfelf a god or beaft ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reafoning bnt to err ; Sole judge of truth, in endlefs error huri'd, The gtorj'j jeft, and riddle of...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ...

Great Britain - 1804
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to a3, or red} In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beau ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reafoning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much...
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