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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856
...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 ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - English poetry - 1856 - 352 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 ; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1859
...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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Essay on man, and The universal prayer

Alexander Pope - 1860 - 47 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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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862
...He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god or beast ; In doubt bis ~h u ; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little or too much ; Chaos of passion,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1863
...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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Histoire de la littérature anglaise, Volume 3

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1863
...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; Âlike in ignorance, his reason such , Whéthér hé thinks too little or too...
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The British Poets, Volume 2

1866
...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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 752 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. Pope, E. 3f. n. 1. Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot....
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An Essay on Man

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 72 pages
...Stoie'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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