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" Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 77
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...reasoning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason snch, Whether he thinks too little or too mnch : Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd ; Still...abus'd or disabus'd ; Created half to rise, and half to fail ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ;. Sole jndge of truth, in endless error hurl'd:The...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...Whether he thinks too little or too tnuch : rot. 11. u Chaos of thought and passion, all confns'd ; Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd ; Created half to rise, and half to fell ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd ;...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...reasoning 'but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reason soch, Whethex be tlihiks too little, or too mnrli : Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confus'd, Still by himself abus'd or disabns'd : Created ktlf to rise, and half lo fall ; Great lord of all tilings, yet a prey to all :...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...little, or too much: Chaos of thought and passion, all coufus'd ; Still by himself ahus'd ordisnbus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord...yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless errour hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! VARIATIONS. Ver. 2. Ed. 1st. The only science...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...thought and passion, all coufus'd; Still by himself abus'd or disnbus'd ; Created half to rise, and lialf to fall ; .Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless rrrourlmrl'di The glory, jest, and riddle- of the world ! VACATIONS. Ver. 2. Ed. 1st. The only science...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...Essay on Man, and tell me if Mr. Pope did not work up the following lines out of these reflexions. " Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd ; " Still...hurl'd: " The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. 2. This conclusion is still more certain, when, together with a general likeness of sentiments, we...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - Theology, Doctrinal - 1811
...following lines out of these reflexions. ,• • - •" Chaos of thought and passion, all confusM ; " Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd ; " Created half...hurl'd: " The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. / 2. This conclusion is still more certain, when, together with a general likeness of sentiments, we...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...Essay on. Man, and tell me if Mr. Pope .did not work up the following lines out of, these reflexions. " Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd ; " Still...to all ; " Sole judge of .truth, in endless error hurPd : " The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. t:.:2. This conclusion 'is ' still more certain,...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Anglican Communion - 1811 - 12 pages
...lilfcle attention to the concluding words of this sublime description, where the Poet tells us, Man was Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord...prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'dr The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. Indeed he paid so much, as to contrive how he might...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...Stoic's pride. Alik* " Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much ; Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd, Still by himself' abusd, or disabusd. ie the proper sphere of his reason is so narrow, and the exercise of it so nice, that the too immoderate...
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