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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,... "
Memoirs of the life of dr. [E.] Darwin, chiefly during his residence at ... - Page 295
by Anna Seward - 1804
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 5

Bibliography - 1739
...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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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1751
...as to be n, fy.JT. {TH-i NLW YORK FUBLk, ASTOR, LFNOX A^iO T1LO ,-4 FOK-.ir, T.••:.~I V With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, With too much...his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. ...: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...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 too much...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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Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes

sir Thomas Browne - 1754
...the fceptic fide, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to aft, or reft, " In doubt to deem himfelf a god, or beaft;...doubt, his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in nee, his reafon fuch, Whether 'he thinks too little, or much ; Chaos...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1754
...the Sceptic fide, 5 With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to ad, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft;...his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757
...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 too much...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 - 347 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

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 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 - 124 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: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - Electronic books - 1763 - 124 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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