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" 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, He hangs between ; in doubt to act or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god,... "
The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord Bishop of ... - Página 61
por William Warburton, Richard Hurd - 1811 - 11 páginas
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volumen5

Alexander Pope - 1824 - 422 páginas
...&c. EPISTLE II. I. KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of Mankind is Man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A Being darkly wise, and rudely great : COMMENTARY. Ver. 2. The proper study, fyc.] The Poet having shewn, in the first epistle, that the...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 600 páginas
...Individual. Know then thyself, presume not God to sean ; The proper study of mankind is man. Plae'd mueh knowledge for the seeptie side, With too mueh weakness for the stoie's pride, He hangs between...
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Travels in the Central Portions of the Mississippi Valley: Comprising ...

Henry Rowe Schoolcraft - 1825 - 486 páginas
...certain comforts : f '" Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise, or rudely great, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest, In doubt to decnvhimself a god or beast." How far these observations are applicable to the whole body of Indians...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Prefaces

John Aikin - 1826 - 840 páginas
...every age of life. 1. KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan, The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, . A being...side, With too much weakness for the Stoic's pride, He liangs between ; in doubt to act, or rest ; In doubt to deem himself a god, or beast ; In doubt his...
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Parthenon: A Magazine of Art and Literature

1826 - 484 páginas
...the ecicrnitas H parle ante, and the tcternitas ft parte poit, as the schoolmen have it :— " Placed on this isthmus of a middle state, A being darkly wise and rudely great." Cowley, in his Pindaric Ode, denominated " Life and Fame," has used the same figure, and there Pope...
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Extracts from ancient and modern authors, arranged so as to form a history ...

Extracts - 1828 - 786 páginas
...according as they imagine that they have either merited his censure, or deserved his applause. Adam Smitfi. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being...With too much knowledge for the sceptic side, With loo much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest, In doubt to deem...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life ..., Volumen1

Alexander Pope - 1828 - 222 páginas
...every age, of life. 1. KNOW thenthyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state. A being...and rudely great; With too much knowledge for the skeptic side, With too much weakness for the stoic's pride; He hangs between, in doubt to act or rest;...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 500 páginas
...EPISTLE II. 1. KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan ; The proper study of mankind is man. Placed and spare the sacred juice To sprinkle to the gods,...pure skies these horrid hands to raise, Or offer hea ; 1л doubt to deem himself a god, or beast \ In doubt his mind or body to prefer; Born but to die,...
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The Grammatical Instructer; Containing an Exposition of All the Essential ...

Samuel B. EMMONS - 1832 - 168 páginas
...right. EPISTLE II. I. KNOW then thyself, presume not God to scan ! The proper study of mankind is man. Plac'd on this isthmus of a middle state, A being...and rudely great: With too much knowledge for the sceptic's side, With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act or...
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An Essay on Man: In Four Epistles to H. St. John, Lord Bolingbroke : to ...

Alexander Pope - 1832 - 86 páginas
...of a middle state, A being darkly wise, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the sceptic's side, With too much weakness for the stoic's pride, He hangs between : in doubt to act or rest ; In doubts to deem himself a god or beast ; In doubt his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'oing...
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