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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 Grammatical Instructor: Containing an Exposition of All the Essential ...

Samuel B. Emmons - Grammar, Comparative and general - 1832 - 160 pages
...rudely great: With too much knowledge for the sceptic's side, With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest;...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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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1832
...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 ; Bom but to die, and reasoning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks...
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Aurungzebe: or, A tale of Alraschid ...

1834
...CHAPTER XXII. " 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 orjbeast." POPE. THE tortoise pace at which Rustum proceeded, accorded well with Alraschid's present...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1835
...rudely great ; With too much knowlege for the sceptic side, 5 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 ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much : Chaos of thought...
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Nagelaten verhandelingen en stukken van onderscheidenen aard van A. Fokke ...

Arend Fokke - 1835 - 240 pages
...gedachte de schrandere Engelschman Por E, in navolging van den Duitschen dichter , aldus uitdrukt : He hangs between ; in doubt to act , or rest , In doubt to deern himself a God , or Beast. Dat is : Hij -wankelt, in twijfel zijnde, of hij werken wil of rusten...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, esq., to which is prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1836
...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; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much ; Chaos of thought...
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The Book of Human Character, Volume 2

Charles Bucke - Character - 1837
...rudely great; With too much knowledge for the sceptic's 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, Bom but to die, and reasoning but to err.' LXIV. WHO SELDOM RETURN BOWS. THE influence of a bow from...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic's / en- ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of thought...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...rudely great: With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's ' ' ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of thought...
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An essay on man: in 4 epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1848 - 36 pages
...richly great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, 5 With to 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 ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much ; Chaos of thought...
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