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" 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 Beast; In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to... "
Der Mensch, ein philosophisches Gedicht - Page 13
by Alexander Pope - 1772 - 351 pages
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The Skeptical Sublime: Aesthetic Ideology in Pope and the Tory Satirists

James Noggle - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 288 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between: in doubt to act, or rest, In 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 as this is, it is in a sense more radically skeptical, more...
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The Borderlands of Science: Where Sense Meets Nonsense

Michael Shermer - Science - 2001 - 368 pages
...the stoic pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest; In 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; Created half to rise, and half to fall, Great lord of all things, yet a prey...
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Advanced Educational Foundations for Teachers: The History, Philosophy, and ...

Donald K. Sharpes - Education - 2002 - 522 pages
...and the senses. Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man . . . In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much . . . Sole judge of truth,...
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In Vitro Methods in Aquatic Ecotoxicology

Carmel Mothersill, Brian Austin - Nature - 2003 - 472 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest. In 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, Whether he thinks too little or too much. Alexander Pope, An Essay...
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The Enlightenment: A Sourcebook and Reader

Paul Hyland, Olga Gomez, Francesca Greensides - History - 2003 - 467 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest. In doubt to deem himsell a God, or Beast; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; I0 о Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much: Chaos olThought...
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Biblical Foundations of Spirituality: Touching a Finger to the Flame

Barbara Ellen Bowe - Religion - 2003 - 221 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest; In 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 such, Whether he thinks too little or too much:...
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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 471 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest, In 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; . . . Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurl'd The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! (Epistle...
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Tracing the Essay: Through Experience to Truth

George Douglas Atkins - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 180 pages
...Stoics pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest, In 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, Whether he thinks too little, or too much: Chaos of Thought and...
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Oxford Handbook of Psychiatry

David Semple, Roger Smyth, Jonathan Burns, Rajan Darjee, Andrew McIntosh - Medical - 2005 - 953 pages
...the stoic's pride He hangs between, in doubt to act, or rest In 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 such Whether he thinks too little, or too much...
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Songs of Ourselves

Cambridge International Examinations - Education - 2005 - 265 pages
...stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest. In 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 such. Whether he thinks too little or too much:...
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