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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, or... "
The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ... - Página 63
por William Warburton - 1811
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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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1808 - 651 páginas
...EPISTLE II. I. TT"NOW then thyself, presume not God to scan; .". The proper stndy of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise, and rndely great With too mnch knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too mnch weakness for the Stoic's pride,...
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The Sacred and Profane History of the World Connected: From the ..., Volumen4

Samuel Shuckford - 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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Elegant Extracts, Volúmenes1-2

Vicesimus Knox - 1809
...With too much knowledge Tor the Sceptic side, With too nmch weakness for the Stoic's pride, He liangj 'r, Shrinks his thin essence like a shrivcll'd flow'r : Or, as Ixion fix'd ; Jn dptfbt his. Mfntl »r Body to prefer ; Born but to die, uml reasoning 'but to err ; Alike in ignorance,...
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The Works of Mr. A. Cowley: In Prose and Verse, Volumen2

Abraham Cowley - 1809
...eternities. A sublime idea, which lay unnoticed in this ode, till Mr. Pope produced it into observation — " Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, " A being darkly wise, and rudely great." Ess. on Man, ep. ii. 3. Not but our philosophical poet had his eye, also on M. Pascal — " qu'est-ce...
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Works of Fisher Ames

Fisher Ames - 1809 - 519 páginas
...on his four years political journey in this seemingly equivocal manner as a president, Placed on the isthmus of a. middle state, A being darkly wise and rudely great. BUT if this would do for him, it would not answer for his party : they will expect much and attempt...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...ttc. 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...doubt to deem himself a god, or beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; fiom but to die, and reasoning but to err; 10 AKke in ignorance, his reason...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volumen12

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...&.C. FP1STLE II. I. KNOW then thyself, presnme not God to scan, The proper study of mnnkjnd is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being...too much knowledge for the Sceptic side, With too inn''h weakness for the Stojc's pride, He hangs Vein era ; In doubt to act, or rest; In doubt to di-cm'...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volumen11

William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Richard Hurd - 1811
...candid remarks. — Thus beautifully does Mr. Pope describe Man's weakness and blindness, with regard to his own nature : — Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle...doubt to deem himself a god, or beast; In doubt, his mind, Or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reasoning but to err. And as he hath given this description...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volumen11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 12 páginas
...candid remarks. — Thus beautifully does Mr. Pope describe Man's weakness and blindness, with regard to his own nature : , • — Plac'd on this isthmus...rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the sceptic sidej With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act, 'or rest ;...
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