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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,... "
The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq - Page 54
by Alexander Pope - 1797
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 5

Bibliography - 1739
...State, «' A Being darkly wife, ani rudely great, " With too much Knowledge for the Sceptick fide, " With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's Pride, " He hangs between ; in doubt to aft or reft, " In doubt to deem himfelf a God or Beaft j " In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, «*...
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An Essay on Man: In Epistles to a Friend. Epistle II..

Alexander Pope - 1733 - 18 pages
...prefumè not God to fcan ; The only Science of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this ïfthmus of a Middle State, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great : * * * . » With too much Knowledge for the Sceptic Side, With too much Weaknefs for a Stoic's Pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to a&, or reft, To deem...
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An essay on man [by A. Pope]. With some humourous verses on the death of ...

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1736 - 44 pages
...prelume not God to fcan ; The only Science of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this Ifthmus of a middle State, A Being darkly Wife, and rudely great : With too much Knowledge for the Sceptic Side, 5 With too much Weaknefs for a Stoic's Pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft, To...
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A Critical and Philosophical Commentary on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man: In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 188 pages
...Weaknefs and Blindnefs, with regard to his own Nature : — Plac'd on this Ifthmus of a middle State, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great; With too much Knowledge for the Sceptic Side, With too much Weaknefs for the Stoic's Pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or reft; In...
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Memoirs of the Life and Writings of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 2

Edmund Curll - 1745 - 340 pages
...which Stu^he now confeffes to be his own, and on looking into himfelf, makes the following Difcovery : A Being darkly wife and rudely great, With too much Knowledge for the Sceptick Side, With too much Weaknefs for a Stoick's Pride, He hangs between ; m douht to act, or reft,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...contrary, had he fuppofed Man fo blind as to be bufied in chufing, or doubtful in his choice, between C4 With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With...the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; COMMENTARY. knowledge of our own Nature :...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...'^j^St^^^S^-.^if^ «««*Bia|!p3^ *<g ,^^\ I or •_ With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to a<S, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1752
...On the contrary, had he fuppofed Man fo blind a; to be bufied inchufing,, 40 ESSAY ON MAN. EP. II. With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With...much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between j in doubt to a<ft, or reft j In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; COMMENTARY. knowledge of our...
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Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes

Thomas Browne (sir.) - 1754
...Ibid. Ibid. 1. 23,. fVe are that bold and adventurous piece of nature, &tc.~| Plac'd on this Ifthmus of a middle ftate, A being darkly wife and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the fceptic fide, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to aft, or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...then thyfelf, prefume not GcxTto fca I\. The proper ftudy of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this ifthmus of a middle ftate, A Being darkly wife, and rudely...great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt...
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