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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 Life of James Fisk, Jr., Including the Great Frauds of the Tammany Ring

Willoughby Jones - Businessmen - 1872 - 512 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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Star of Our Lord: Or, Christ Jesus, King of All Worlds, Both of Time Or ...

Francis William Upham - Apologetics - 1873 - 370 pages
...great. There is nothing entirely or truly great in man as born in the likeness of the fallen Adam, In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reasoning but to err, Sole judge of truth in endless error hurled, The glory, jest, and riddle of the...
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A selection of English poetry, designed for the use of schools ..., Issue 912

English poetry - 1873
...Stoic's pride, He hang's 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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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - English poetry - 1874 - 339 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 : Chaos of Thought...
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Narratives of Human Evolution

Misia Landau - Social Science - 1993 - 215 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 reas'ning but to err; Created half to rise, and half to fall, Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Paleoanthropological...
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Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity

Stephen Toulmin, Stephen Edelston Toulmin - History - 1992 - 228 pages
...great: . . . [Man] 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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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest, In doubt to deem himself a God or Beast, de Shatter your leaves before the mellowing year. Bitter reasoning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such Whether he thinks too little or too much:...
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Evolution and Literary Theory

Joseph Carroll - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 1096 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; Chaos of Thought and...
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The Meaning of Life: Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - Philosophy - 1994 - 282 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; . . . Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confus'd; Still by himself abus'd, or disabus'd; Created half...
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Literary Companion to Medicine

Richard Gordon - Literary Collections - 2002 - 444 pages
...professionally conduct Pope's proper study of mankind, man. Who is: 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. The anthropological monarch, crowned flashingly with artistic and philosophical diadems, forgets that...
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