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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 - Page v
by Michael Shermer - 2001 - 368 pages
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 5

Bibliography - 1739
...Pride, " He hangs between ; in doubt to aft or reft, " In doubt to deem himfelf a God or Beaft j " In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, * Born but to die, and reafoning but to err. But as he has given this Defcription of Man for the very contrary Purpofe to...
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An Essay on Man: In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle II..

Alexander Pope - 1733 - 18 pages
...God, or Bead ; B In Г б ) \ X ••••.'•-.'... • •••'.*• *" " ' ' ' ' " ' • . In doubt, his Mind or Body to prefer, Born but to die, and reasoning but to err ; Alike in Ignorance, his Reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much. t J Chaos of Thought...
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 44 pages
...Stoic's Pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft, To deem himfelf a Part of God, or Beart, 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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A Critical and Philosophical Commentary on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man: In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 188 pages
...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. And as he hath given this Defcription of Man, for the very contrary Purpofe to...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq: Faithfully ...

1745
...Stoick's Pride, He hangs between ; m douht to act, or reft, To deem himfelf a Part of God, or Beaft 5 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 mucfi....
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The Works of Alexander Pope Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1751
...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 ; Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope, William Warburton - 1751
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to a<S, 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: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...indulged in the Luxury of Again, the Poetj in a beautiful allufion to Scripture. EP. II. ESSAYONMA N. 41 In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born .but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; JO COMMENTARY. expofed in theyfr/? Epiflle. The poet, therefore, to convince...
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Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes

Thomas Browne (sir.) - 1754
...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 nee, his reafon fuch, Whether 'he thinks too little, or much ; Chaos...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester) - English literature - 1757
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt to dt:cm himfelf a God, or Eeaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his rcafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much...
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