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" 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, He hangs between ; in doubt to act or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god,... "
The London student - Page 111
1868
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 195 pages
...darkly wife, and rudely great : With too mudi 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 to dtem himfelf a God, or Eeaft ; In doubt Ms Mind or Body topiefer; Born but to die,...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...age of life. JK.NOW then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is Man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A Being darkly...great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; In doubt his...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...273, 8cc. I. KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan ; The proper study of mankind is Man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly...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...
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Memoirs of the life of dr. [E.] Darwin, chiefly during his residence at ...

Anna Seward - 1804
...darkly wife and rudely great ; With loo 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 to deem himfelf a god or beaft ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: Essay on man. Moral essays. An essay on satire

Alexander Pope, William Lisle Bowles - 1806
...Favourites of Kings. WARTOH. With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1807
...God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A heing darkly wise and rudely great; With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, i With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, lie hangs hetween, in douht to act or rest; in douht...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...of life. 1 . KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan ; The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle, state, A being darkly...In doubt to deem himself a god or beast ; In doubt bis mind or body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reasoning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 5

1808
...mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wine, and rudely créât ; TVilh too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too...pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act or rest, In dotiîil to deem hiiusclf a God or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Horn util tu die, and...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...of life. 1 . KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan ; The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'J on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly...too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too ranch weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest; In doubt to deem himself...
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The Sacred and Profane History of the World Connected: From the ..., Volume 4

Samuel Shuckford - History, Ancient - 1808
...the scale of life and sense 'tis plain, There must be somewhere such a raiik as man; Plac'd on the isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise and rudely great. 4 c Without this Plato thought the heavens would be iinper* feet. ttparof ariAiJC irai, TO. yag airaila...
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