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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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Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811
...Essay ori Man, and tell, me if Mr. Pope did not work up the following lines but of these reflexions. " Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd; " Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd ; *f Created half to rise, and half to fall, " Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; " Sole...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...Stoic's pride. Alike 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 disabus'd. 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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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...reas'ning.but to err ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : Chaos of thought and passion, all confus'd ; Still...disabus'd ; Created half to rise, and half to fall ; 15 Great Lord of atl things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd : The...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...to imitate the sun. Go, teach Eternal Wisdom how to rule Then drop into thyself, and be a fool ! 30 Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole...error hurl'd; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! Go, wondrous creature ! mount where science guides, Go measure earth, weigh air, and state the tides...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much: Chaos of Thought and Passion, all coafus'd ; Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd; Created half...Error hurl'd; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! Instruct the planets in what orbs to run, Correct old Time, and regulate the Sun ; Go, soar with...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...deliverance ?' WOLLASTON. Chaos of thought and passion all confus'd, Still by himself abns'd, or disabns'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord...hurl'd, The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. POPE. ' What a chimera then is man ! what a confused chaos ! what a subject of contradiction ! a professed...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - English essays - 1819
...to his deliverance ?' WOLLASTON. Chaos of thought and passion all confus'd, Still by himself abns'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. POPE. Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd, ' What...
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Journal of a Route Across India, Through Egypt, to England, in the Latter ...

George Augustus Frederick FitzClarence Earl of Munster - Africa - 1819 - 502 pages
...compelled to acquiesce in the justness of that apostrophe of the poet, which pronounces Man to be, " Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd, The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! " I found I had satisfied my curiosity, at the expense of the greater part of my few remaining clothes,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1820 - 807 pages
...reasoning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much : errour hurl'd : The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! [guides, Go, wondrous creature ! mount where...
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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
...reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too mucb;Chaos of thought, and passion, all confused; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half...prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error liurl'd; The glory5 jest, and riddle of the world! Go, wond'rous creature!1 mount where science guides,...
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