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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! "
Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ... - Page 13
by Alexander Pope - 1762 - 347 pages
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Second Simplicity: The Inner Shape of Christianity

Bruno Barnhart - Religion - 1999 - 281 pages
...too little or too much; Still by himself abused or disabus'd 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! ' The Pauline expression of this human...
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The Politics of Truth and Other Untimely Essays: The Crisis of Civic ...

Ellis Sandoz - Political Science - 1999 - 235 pages
...Passion all confus'd. Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; 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.2 Government under such conditions was...
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Dissonante Harmonie: zur kulturanthropologischen Bedeutung symbolischer Formen

Thorsten Paprotny - Language and languages - 1999 - 247 pages
...Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, ordisabus'd; 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!" (Alexander Pope, Essay on Man) „Ich...
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Social Science Quotations: Who Said What, When, and Where

David L. Sills, Robert King Merton - Social Science - 2000 - 437 pages
...Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; 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 Man (1733) 1950: Epistle...
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Saints

Orson Scott Card - Fiction - 2001 - 608 pages
...any of what he spouted. Ta-DUM ta-DUM ta-DUM ta DUM ta-DUM. 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 hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. Just as John was about to cry aloud,...
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The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense

Michael Shermer - Science - 2001 - 368 pages
...Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reasoning but to err; 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. —Alexander Pope, "Essay on Man': CONTENTS...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - History - 2000 - 727 pages
...Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; 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!16 In his exposure of human pretensions,...
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The Controversial Jesus and the Critics

Arthur Paterson Lee - Fiction - 2001 - 324 pages
...passion, all confused; Still by himself abused, or disabused; 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 hurled; The glory, jest and riddle of the world! In ancient times humans may have thought...
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Biblical Foundations of Spirituality: Touching a Finger to the Flame

Barbara Ellen Bowe - Religion - 2003 - 221 pages
...escape the truth. We know all too well the riddle that we are: 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! Questions for Reflection 1 . Recall...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall; 1 5 Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge ofTruth, in endless Error hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! Go, wond'rous creature!...
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