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" 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... "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 39
by English poets - 1790
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Moral essays

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1757 - 236 pages
...Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; Alike in ignorance, his rcafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much :...Chaos of Thought and Paffion, all confus'd ; Still by himfelt abus'd or difabus'd ; Created half to rife, and half to fall ; 1 5 Great lord of all things,...
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A Letter to Mr. Mason: On the Marks of Imitation

Richard Hurd, William Mason - Imitation (in literature) - 1757 - 90 pages
...Pope did not work up the following lines out of thefe reflexions. . " Chaos of thought and paflion, all confus'd; " Still by himfelf abus'd or difabus'd; " Created half to rife, and half to fall, " Great Lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; *' Sole judge of truth, in endlefs error hurl'd : *'...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: In Nine Volumes Complete, with ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1760 - 402 pages
...err." VOL. III. G In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but ta die, and, reas'ning but to err 5 io Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch, Whether he thinks too little, or too much: COMMENTARY. . all the while, continue very ignorant of ourfelvts. For that neither the cleared fcience,...
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ESSAY ON MAN BY ALEXANDER POPE, ESQUIRE

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1762 - 372 pages
...God , or Beaft ; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; io" Alike in ignorance , his reafon fuch , Whether he...thinks too little , or too much : Chaos of Thought and Pafllon , all confus'd ; Still by himfelf abus'd, or difabus'd; Created half to rife, and half to fall;...
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An Essay on Man: By Alexander Pope, Esq. Enlarged and Improved by the Author ...

Alexander Pope - Electronic books - 1763 - 154 pages
...himfelfaGod, orBeaftj In doubt 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 much ; NOTES. VER. 10. Born but to die, &c.] The author's meaning is, that, as we are born to die, and yet...
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Q. Horatii Flacci Epistolae Ad Pisones, Et Augustum: With an ..., Volume 3

Horace - Poetry - 1766 - 286 pages
...work up the following lines out of thefe reflexions. . .. i - .A . . . ' . : •.: - \ i. .. -^ i.: " Chaos of thought and paffion, all confus'd; " Still...difabus'd ; " Created half to rife, and half to fall, " Qreat Lord of all things, yet a prey to all; *' Sole judge of truth, in endlefs error hurl'd : "...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 600 pages
...himfelf a God, or Beaft ; " In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer ; " Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err ; " Alike in ignorance, his reafon fuch,...dif-abus'd ; " Created half to rife, and half to fall ; " Great Lord of all things, yet a prey to all ; " Sole judge of truth, in endlefs error hurl'd :...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Compiled from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Biography - 1769 - 592 pages
...himfelf a God, or Beaft ; " In doubt 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 t " Chaos ofThought and Paflion, all confus'd ; " Still by himfelf abus'd, or dif-abus'd ; " Created...
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The Life of Alexander Pope, Esq: Comp. from Original Manuscripts; with a ...

Owen Ruffhead - Poets, English - 1769 - 600 pages
...or Body to prefer ; " Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err j ** Alike in ignorance, his reafbn fuch, *' Whether he thinks too little, or too much ; " Chaos of Thought and Paffion, all confus'dj " Still by himfelf abus'd, or dif-abus'd ; " Created half to rife, and half to fall ; " Great...
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Essai sur l'homme: pome philosophique par Alexandre Pope, en cinq langues ...

Alexander Pope - Epistolary poetry - 1772 - 376 pages
...or Beaft ; In doubt , his Mind or Body to prefer ; Born but to die , and reas'ning but to err ,- io Alike in ignorance , his reafon fuch , Whether he...difabus'd ; Created half to rife , and half to fall ; i J Great lord of all things , yet a prey to all ; Sole judge of Truth, in endlefs Error hurl'd:...
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