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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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Alexander Pope and His Critics: An essay on the genius and writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 2004 - 432 pages
...pa/fion, all confusM ; Still by himfelf abus'd, or difabus'd ; Created half to rife, and half to fall ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole...truth, in endlefs error hurl'd : The glory, jeft and riddls of the world f ! IT was remarked long ago in the Adventurer , that thefe reflexions were minutely...
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Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

David Semple, Roger Smyth, Jonathan Burns, Rajan Darjee, Andrew McIntosh - Medical - 2005 - 953 pages
...and passion, all confused Still by himself abuse, or disabuse 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 Go. wondrous creature! Mount where Science...
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The Essential Mary Midgley

Mary Midgley - Philosophy - 2005 - 413 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 hurled, The glory, jest and riddle of the world: (Essay on Man, Epistle 2, 3-1 8) What...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 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! scan) measure, contemplate isthmus]...
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Tracing the Essay: Through Experience to Truth

George Douglas Atkins - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 180 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! (2.1— 18)' The contrast and balance...
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Babel and the Ivory Tower: The Scholar in the Age of Science

William David Shaw, Professor W David Shaw - Philosophy - 2005 - 288 pages
...Milton's Adam and Eve on just such a horse and thinks it wisdom. 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! An MV on Man, 2.15-18 As a sophist...
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What Have They Done to the Bible?: A History of Modern Biblical Interpretation

John Sandys-Wunsch - Religion - 2005 - 378 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! 2. A note about words and reality The...
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Evolution and the Common Law

Allan C. Hutchinson - Law - 2005
...much about humanity's limits as reality's recalcitrance: "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."4' Any study that takes the idea and...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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 hurl'd; The glory jest, and riddle of the world! Go, wondrous creature! mount where Science...
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Poets Thinking: Pope, Whitman, Dickinson, Yeats

Helen Vendler - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 142 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! [II, 3-18] There is a magnificence...
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