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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,... "
Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ... - Page 364
1841 - 807 pages
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The English Essayists: A Comprehensive Selection from the Works of the Great ...

1887 - 536 pages
...rudely great ; With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoie's 7 confused ; Still by himself abused, or disabused ; Created half to rise, and half to fall ; Great lord...
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Narratives of Human Evolution

Misia Landau - 1993 - 215 pages
...and rudely great With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or rest;...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...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...Epistle I) 78 Know then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is Man. Placed MOWH; MT BLPA; BoNaP; ELP; FaBoBe; FaFP; FPL; NOIV;...Mordaunt) 1 Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife! confused; Still by himself abused, or disabused; Created half to rise and half to fall; Great lord...
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Cosmopolis: The Hidden Agenda of Modernity

Stephen Edelston Toulmin, Stephen Toulmin - 1992 - 228 pages
...passage: Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise, and rudely great: . . . [Man] hangs between; in doubt to act, or rest, In doubt...little, or too much: Chaos of thought and passion all confused; . . . Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world!...
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Evolution and Literary Theory

Joseph Carroll - 1995 - 518 pages
...from a perspective of coolly detached, ironic amusement: Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this...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;...
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The Meaning of Life: Insights of the World's Great Thinkers

William Gerber - 1994 - 282 pages
.... A similarly mixed review of the human condition appears in Pope's Essay on Man, as follows: (473) Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being...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...
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Imagining Monsters: Miscreations of the Self in Eighteenth-Century England

Dennis Todd - 1995 - 339 pages
...instance, in the opening of book 2 of An Essay on Man: Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this...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:...
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Stephen R. Donaldson's Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: Variations on the ...

Kent State University Press, William A. Senior, Stephen R Donaldson - 1995 - 275 pages
...Chronicles of Thomas Covenant: "To Bear What Must Be Borne" Know then thyself, presume not God to scan,The proper study of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this isthmus...or Beast; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, Born to die, and reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little,...
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A Century of Psychology: Progress, Paradigms, and Prospects for the New ...

Ray Fuller, Patricia Noonan Walsh, Patrick McGinley, European Federation of Professional Psychologists' Associations, Psychological Society of Ireland - 1997 - 329 pages
...Know Thyself 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...little or too much: Chaos of thought and passion, all confused; Still by himself abused, or disabused; Created half to rise and half to fall; Great lord...
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The Triumph of Augustan Poetics: English Literary Culture from Butler to Johnson

Blanford Parker - 1998 - 262 pages
...uncertain, and amaz'd." Pope borrowed from both of these poems for a famous passage in An Essay on Man: Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being...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;...
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