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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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Memoirs of the life of dr. [E.] Darwin, chiefly during his residence at ...

Anna Seward - 1804
...Stoic's 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 reafoning but to err ; Sole judge of truth, in endlefs error hurl'd, The glory, jeft, and riddle of...
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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 aft or reft, In doubt to deem himfelf a god or beaft; Jn doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reafoaing but to err ; Sole judge of truth, in endlefs error hurl'd, The glory, jeft, and riddle of...
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The works of Alexander Pope. Containing the principal notes of drs ...

Alexander Pope - 1806
...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 ; 16 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles, William Warburton, Joseph Warton - 1806
...Stoic's 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 ; 1 o Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - Literary Criticism - 1808 - 505 pages
...and rndely great With too mnch knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too mnch 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; Alike in ignorance, his reason snch, Whether he thinks too little or too mnch : Chaos of thought and...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...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; In doubt to deem himself a god or beast ; In doubt bis mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: In four volumes. Collated ..., Volumes 1-2

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too ranch weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest; In doubt to deem himself a god or beast ; In donbt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

Social Science - 1808
...weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act or rest, In dotiîil to deem hiiusclf a God or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Horn util tu die, and reasoning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Vi'h'.-thcr he thinks...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - Children - 1809 - 1016 pages
...With too much knowledge Tor the Sceptic side, With too nmch weakness for the Stoic's pride, He liangj 'r, Shrinks his thin essence like a shrivcll'd flow'r : Or, as Ixion fix'd ; Jn dptfbt his. Mfntl »r Body to prefer ; Born but to die, uml reasoning 'but to err ; Alike in ignorance,...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper, Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...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...god, or beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; fiom but to die, and reasoning but to err; 10 AKke in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks...
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