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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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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English language - 1843 - 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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, Ho deep, comprehensive, clear, Exact, and elegant ; in...deliverer he ! who from the gloom Of cloister'd m Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of thought and...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 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...or beast ; — In doubt his mind or body to prefer; jjorn but jg_dje, and reasoning but to err :> 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he, thinks...
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Evergreen, Volume 1

Christian literature, American - 1844
...rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the seeptic's 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 beast" But from this darkness and mystery, this chaos of conflicting principles in the nature of man, they...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed, a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1846
...rudely groat : 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 beast ; In doubt bis mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning but to err; 10 Alike in ignorance, his...
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Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity, Before the Lowell Institute ...

Mark Hopkins - Apologetics - 1846 - 383 pages
...reason and passion, conscience and desire, often seem to be, and are, opposing forces, and man is left "In doubt to act or rest, In doubt to deem himself a god or beast, In doubt his soul or body to prefer." " The intestine war of reason against the passions," says Pascal, " has given...
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Lectures on the Evidences of Christianity, Before the Lowell Institute ...

Mark Hopkins - Apologetics - 1846 - 383 pages
...reason and passion, conscience and desire, often seem to be, and are, opposing forces, and man is left " In doubt to act or rest, In doubt to deem himself a god or beast, In doubt his soul or body to prefer." " The intestine war of reason against the passions," says Pascal, " has given...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...— Warburton. 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. great judgment, represented Men as doubting and wavering between the right and wrong object...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope - 1849
...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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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 82 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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