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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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Traduction de l'essai sur l'homme de Pope: en vers français, précédée d'un ...

Alexander Pope, Louis marquis de Fontanes - Human beings - 1821 - 243 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;...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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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...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'ning but to err ; 10 Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd ; Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Scepti's 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 ; Alike in ignorance his reason such , Whether he think too little , or too much...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - English poetry - 1822
...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;...to prefer Born but to die, and reasoning but to err 36. E Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much : Chaos of thought...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 ; In doubt to deem himself a God, or Beast ; NOTES. Pourquoi suis-je en im jour si las de ses attraits? Tes pourquoi, dit le Dieu, ne finiraient...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...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 ; In doubt to deem himself a God, or Beast'; Pourquoi suis-je en un jour si las de ses attraits? Tes pourquoi, dit le Dieu, ne finiraient jamais,...
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The British poets: including translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...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 bea^t In doubt his mind or body to prefer Born but to die, and reasoning but to err 36. K Alike in...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...rudely great: With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic's nd th' inroad of darkness old, Satan alighted Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much : Chaos of thought and...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 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...God or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer : Eorn, but to die ; and reas'ning, but to err : Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to act or rest ; In doubts 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 ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much...
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