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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: poëme philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 9
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...darkly wise and rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the skeptic'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 ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die,...
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the life of james fisk jr

1872
...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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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - English poetry - 1874 - 339 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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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper--Coleridge--Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Literary Criticism - 1875 - 339 pages
...darkly wise, and rudely great: With too much knowledge for the sceptic sklo, 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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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875
...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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Chaucer to Burns

Rossiter Johnson - English poetry - 1876
...darkly wise, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, VVith too much weakness rest; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer ; Bom but to die,...
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Scripture searchings in the New Testament illustrating the ..., Volume 2

Edgar Dyke Whitmarsh - 1877
...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 ; * '' Tiie proper study of mankind is man.' Of course...
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The biblical museum. Old Testament, Volume 4

James Comper Gray - 1878
...darkly wise and rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much greatness 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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Macmillan's Reading Books

Readers - 1878
...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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Origin, Progress and Destiny of the English Language and Literature

John Adam Weisse - English language - 1878 - 701 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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