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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 works of the English poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...inn''h weakness for the Stojc's pride, He hangs Vein era ; In doubt to act, or rest; In doubt to di-cm' himself a god, or beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning but tperrj 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason Biieh, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...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. And as he hath given this description of Man, for the very contrary purpose to which sceptics are wont...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...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;...doubt to deem himself a god, or beast; In doubt, his rnind, or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reasoning but to err. And as he hath given this description...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, 'or rest ; In dpubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; Ih, doubt, his mind, or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reasoning but to err. And as be hath given this description of Man, for the very contrary purpose to which sceptics arc wont...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes, and the ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...rudely great : With too much knowledge for -the sceptic side, 5 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 thinks too little, or too...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...rudely great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, 5 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'riing but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In donbt to deem himself a God, or beast ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; Alike in igorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much:...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's priilr, they a b L+ ; 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 Four Epistles to H. St. John Lord Bolinbroke. To which ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1820 - 72 pages
...Ģilh too much knowledge for the sceptic side, ''I'-li too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, 2* He hangs between, in doubt to act, or rest, In doubt...God or beast: In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Bora but to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too...
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Select works of the British poets: with biographical and critical ..., Volume 5

John Aikin - English poetry - 1821 - 807 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 ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of thought...
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