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" KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan; 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,... "
Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 9
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 5

Bibliography - 1739
...State, ' A Being darkly wife, ani rudely great, " With too much Knowledge for the Sceptick fide, " With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's 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, *...
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A Critical and Philosophical Commentary on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man ..., Issue 2

William Warburton - 1742 - 188 pages
...middle State, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great; With too much Knowledge for the Sceptic Side, With too much Weaknefs for the Stoic's Pride, He hangs...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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...contrary, had he fuppofed Man fo blind as to be bufied in chufing, or doubtful in his choice, between C4 With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With...the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; COMMENTARY. knowledge of our own Nature :...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...'^j^St^^^S^-.^if^ *Bia|!p3^ *<g ,^^\ I or •_ With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs for the 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...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...middle ftate, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs for the 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...
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Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
...middle ftate, A Being darkly wife ; and rudely great : With too much knowledge fur the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to adt, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...equally 'wrong, the cafe had appeared defperate, and all Jlutly of Man had been effectually difcouraged. With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With...between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelfaGod, orBeaft; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err;...
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An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...equally ivreag, the cafe had appeared defperate, and all jiudy of Man had been effectually difcouraged. With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With...between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelfaGod, orBeaft; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - Electronic books - 1763 - 124 pages
...equally 'wrong, the cafe had appeared defperate, and all jiudy of Man had been effectually difcouraged. With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With...the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelfaGod, orBeaftj In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but...
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Essai Sur L'homme: Pome Philosophique

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1772 - 351 pages
...middle ltate, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great: "With too mudi knowledge for the Sceptic fide, e With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride , He hangs between ; in doubt to ac , or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt , his Mind or Body to prefer...
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