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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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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - Electronic book - 1820 - 807 pages
...of life. I. Kxow then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd X@ L+ priilr, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; In...
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An Essay on Man: To which are Added, the Universal Prayer, and Other ...

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 72 pages
...203, ire. 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, 5 With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - Human beings - 1821 - 207 pages
...EPISTLE IL I. JV.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...and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Scepti's side , With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride , He hangs between ; in doubt to act ,...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...middle state, A Being darkly wise, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, 5 With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs...or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a God, or Beast ; NOTES. Pourquoi suis-je en un jour si las de ses attraits? Tes pourquoi, dit le Dieu, ne finiraient...
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The Works of Alexander Pope;

Alexander Pope - 1822
...puis-je, au gr6 de ma pudique flame ; Faire au moins en trois mois cent enfans a ma femme ; Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A Being darkly...great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, 5 With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1822
...puis-je, au gre de ma pudique flame ; Faire au moins en trois mois cent enfans a ma femme ; Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A Being darkly...great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, 5 With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

Classical poetry - 1822
...individuals, in every state, and every age of life. 1. 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 datkly wise and rudely great; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness...
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The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant ...

Readers - 1824 - 323 pages
...Character of Man. KNOW then thyself; presume not God to scan : The proper study of mankind, is man. I'lac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly...and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic's side. , With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to act...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke, to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 67 pages
...EPISTLE II. 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...and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic's aide, i With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to act...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1824 - 48 pages
...of a middle state, A being darkly wise, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic's side, With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to act or rest ; In doubts to deem himself i> god or bF.st ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and...
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