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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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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

1851
...SELF-KNOWLEDGE. KNOW thou thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is Man. Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly...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; Alike in ignorance, his reason...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the ...

Alexander Pope - 1851
...EPISTLE II. I. KNoW then thyself, presume not God to senn ' The proper study of mankind is mnn. Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly...doubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Born but to dic, and reasoning but to err; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volumen2

Alexander Pope - 1851
...every age 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 wise and rudely great ; C With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

1852
...of life. I. KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Ploc'd ront mind or body to prefer; Born but to die, and reasoning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reason...
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From Galileo to Newton

Alfred Rupert Hall - 1981 - 379 páginas
...issue all too clear : as a member of two orders of creation man was divided and distraught : Plac'd in this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise...for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to act or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a God or beast ;...
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Kant: A Biography

Manfred Kuehn - 2001 - 544 páginas
...was a most remarkable example of this species celebrated by Pope in An Essay on Man with these words: 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; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such...
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2001 - 727 páginas
...to err'. Indeed, the most eloquent warning against all such self-exculpatory hubris came from Pope: 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; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such,...
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The Skeptical Sublime: Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists

James Noggle - 2001 - 288 páginas
...a "Subject of Contradiction" (206) to suggest unsettledness, not stability. "Man" is, as Pope says, "a being darkly wise, and rudely great": With too...doubt to deem himself a God, or Beast; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ... (II, 5-10) As confidently declamatory...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 páginas
...Man, advises: 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...much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between . . . Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much . . . Sole judge...
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The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense

Michael Shermer - 2001 - 368 páginas
...bamboozled by nonsense, and discover on the journey the isthmus of your middle state . . . Plac'd in this isthmus of a middle state A being darkly wise...for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest; In doubt to deem himself a god or beast; In...
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