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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 Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...to this their principle, the latter word alludes, whose Virtue, as he says afterwards, is . " fix'd He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a God, or Beast ; NOTES. " fix'd as in a frost, Contracted all, retiring to the breast : But strength of mind is EXERCISE...
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An essay on man: in four epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope, Henry St. John Bolingbroke (Viscount.) - Poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to act or rest ; In doubts to deem himself i> god or bF.st ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and rcas'uing but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his rsason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library

British anthology - Children's poetry, American - 1825
...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 ;...body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning but (o 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 Alex. Pope. With a sketch of the author's life

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1825 - 524 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 ; Ю Alike in ignorance, hie reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...the seeptie side, With too mueh weakness for the stoie's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aet, , & Bom but to die, and reasoning but to err ; Alike in ignoranee, his reason sueh, Whether he thinks too...
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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - America - 1825 - 459 pages
...certain comforts : f '" Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise, or rudely great, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest, In doubt to decnvhimself a god or beast." How far these observations are applicable to the whole body of Indians...
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Select Works of the British Poets

John Aikin - 1826 - 807 pages
...'With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He liangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt to deem...prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning 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, Volume 2

1828
...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 ; 1O Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much: Chaos of thought...
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Extracts from ancient and modern authors, arranged so as to form a history ...

Extracts - History - 1828 - 80 pages
...rudely great; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With loo much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest,...or body to prefer; Born but to die, and reasoning bat to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether ho thinks too little or too much : Chaos of...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Esq: to which is prefixed the life of ...

Alexander Pope, Homer, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 442 pages
...side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; 1л reat sire polluted praise. You with your matrons go, a spotless train ! 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much ; Chaos of thought...
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