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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,... "
Religio medici. To which is added, sir Digby's Observations. Also critical notes - Page 220
by sir Thomas Browne - 1754
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The History of the Works of the Learned ..., Volume 5

1739
...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...or reft, " In doubt to deem himfelf a God or Beaft j " In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, «* Born but to die, and reafoning but to err. But as he has...
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A Critical and philosophical Commentay on Mr. Pope's Essay on Man. In which ...

William Warburton - 1742 - 188 pages
...the Sceptic Side, With too much Weaknefs for the Stoic's Pride, He hangs between; in doubt to act, or reft; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft...his Mind, or Body to prefer, Born but to die, and reafoning but to err. And as he hath given this Defcription of Man, for the very contrary Purpofe to...
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Moral essays

Alexander Pope - 1751
...doubtful in his choice, between C4 With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide, 5 With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt...or reft ; In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Beaft ; COMMENTARY. knowledge of our own Nature : You muft mock us when you talk of this as a ftudy ; for...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - 1763 - 124 pages
...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 to die, and reas'ning but to err...
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Saggio sopra l'uomo poema filosofico di Alessandro Pope in tre lingue ...

Alexander Pope - 1768 - 542 pages
...W:tb too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide , 5 With too much weafcnefs for the Stoic's pride, tie hangs between / in doubt to aft , or reft • In doubt to deem bimfilf a God , or beaft y In doubt his mind or body te prefer / Born but to die , and reaining but...
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An essay on man. Enlarged and improved by the author. With notes, critical ...

Alexander Pope - 1776
...With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fi<itf» f With too 'much weaknefs for the Stoic's prid«, He hangs between ; in doubt to aft, or reft; ) In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Bead ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer. ; Uoni but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; , .. ', ....
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Four Volumes Complete. With His Last ...

Alexander Pope - 1778
...darkly wife, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the fceptic fide, 5 With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in. doubt to aft, or reft,, In doubt to deem hrmfclf a god, or hsaft ; In doubt, his mind or body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...darkly wife, and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic f:de, S With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt...doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die, and reafoning but to err; 10 Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too...
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The Works of the English Poets: Pope

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...darkly wife; and rudely great : With too much knowledge for the Sceptic fide,- jl With too much weaknefs for the Stoic's pride, He hangs between ; in doubt...God, or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Bom but to die, and reafoning butto err; : JoAlike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical ..., Volumes 32-34

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...darkly wife, and rudely great : 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 j In doubt to deem himfelf a God, or Bead: ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer; Born but to die,...
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