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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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Aurungzebe: Or, A Tale of Alraschid ...

1834
...his day's duty. CHAPTER XXII. " 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 orjbeast." POPE. THE tortoise pace at which Rustum proceeded,...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1835
...darkly wise and rudely great ; With too much knowlege 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 ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...darkly wise, and rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness ome safer wo / rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...darkly wise, and rudely great: With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too much weakness ' U# rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to Henry St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - 1844 - 48 pages
...darkly wise, and 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 ; — In doubt his mind or body to prefer; jjorn but...
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Evergreen, Volume 1

Christian literature, American - 1844
...darkly wise and 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...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 4

Alexander Pope - 1847
...Mankind is Man. — 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...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...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 ; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to...
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Essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1850 - 82 pages
...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; In doubt to deem himself a God; or Beast; In doubt, his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die,...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...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, In doubt to deem himself a God, or beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die,...
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