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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 27
by Alexander Pope - 1751
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 5

1739 - 480 pages
...middle 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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A Critical and philosophical Commentay on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man. In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 220 pages
...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...his Mind, or Body to prefer, Born but to die, and reafoning but to err. And as he hath given this Defcription of Man, for the very contrary Purpofe to...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751 - 272 pages
...had he fup; pofed Man fo blind as to be PUt&IX. '^j^St^^^S^-.^if^ *Bia|!p3^ *<g ,^^\ I or •_ With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With...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: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1757 - 234 pages
...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...hangs between ; in doubt to act, or reft ; In doubt to dt:cm himfelf a God, or Eeaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning...
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Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - 1762 - 370 pages
...middle ftate, A Being darkly wife ; and rudely great : With too much knowledge fur the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to adt, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 150 pages
...all Jlutly of Man had been effectually difcouraged. 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 himfelfaGod, orBeaft; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err;...
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An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 150 pages
...all jiudy of Man had been effectually difcouraged. 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 himfelfaGod, orBeaft; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 154 pages
...all jiudy of Man had been effectually difcouraged. With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelfaGod, orBeaftj In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but...
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Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht

Alexander Pope - 1772 - 374 pages
...middle ltate, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great: "With too mudi knowledge for the Sceptic fide, e With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride , He hangs between ; in doubt to ac , or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God , or Beaft ; In doubt , his Mind or Body to prefer...
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Moral essays, satires, &c

Alexander Pope - 1777 - 262 pages
...Man. Plac'd on this illhmus of a mic'dle Itate, A Being darkly wife, and rudely great : With too mudi knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With too much weaknefs...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, and reas'ning but...
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