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" Created half to rise, and half to fall: Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd; The glory jest, and riddle of the world! "
Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes - Page 220
by sir Thomas Browne - 1754
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - 1810 - 546 pages
...thought and passion, all coufus'd; Still by himself abus'd or disnbus'd ; Created half to rise, and lialf to fall ; .Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless rrrourlmrl'di The glory, jest, and riddle- of the world ! VACATIONS. Ver. 2. Ed. 1st. The only...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 454 pages
...concluding words of this sublime description, where the Poet tells us, Man was Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'dr The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. Indeed he paid so much, as to contrive...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811 - 444 pages
...concluding words of this sublime description, where the Poet tells us3 Man was Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd : The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. Indeed he paid so much, as to contrive...
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The Works of Richard Hurd, Lord Bishop of Worcester: Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811 - 408 pages
...thought and passion, all confus'd ; " Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd ; " Created half to rise, and half to fall, " Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; " Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd: " The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. 2. This conclusion is still more...
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Critical works

Richard Hurd - 1811 - 390 pages
...thought and passion, all confus'd; " Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd ; *f Created half to rise, and half to fall, " Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; " Sole judg£ of truth, in endless error hurl'd: " The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. 2. This conclusion...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814 - 132 pages
...to imitate the sun. Go, teach Eternal Wisdom how to rule Then drop into thyself, and be a fool ! 30 Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! Go, wondrous creature ! mount where...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - 1819 - 448 pages
...of Thought and Passion, all coafus'd ; Still by himself abus'd or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurl'd; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world ! Instruct the planets in what orbs...
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The British Essayists: To which are Prefixed Prefaces, Biographical ...

1819 - 332 pages
...Chaos of thought and passion all confus'd, Still by himself abns'd, or disabns'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd, The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. POPE. ' What a chimera then is man...
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The British Essayists: Adventurer

James Ferguson - 1819 - 334 pages
...Chaos of thought and passion all confus'd, Still by himself abns'd, or disabus'd; Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world. POPE. Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurl'd, ' What...
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L'essai sur l'homme

Alexander Pope - 1821 - 254 pages
...Thought and Passion , all confus1 d ; Still by himself abus'd , or disabus'd ; Created half to rise , and half to fall ; Great lord of all things , yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of truth , in endless error hurl'd : The glory , jest , and riddle of the world ! Go, wond'rous creature '.mount...
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