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" Created half to rise, and half to fall; Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all; Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 77
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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Literature and Science: Social Impact and Interaction

John H. Cartwright, Brian Baker - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 471 pages
...God, or Beast; In doubt his Mind or Body to prefer, Born but to die, and reas'ning but to err; . . . Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurl'd The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! (Epistle II, 1. 1-18) In this same epistle, Pope also passes judgment on Newtonian science. Pope had...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...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...error hurl'd; The glory jest, and riddle of the world! Go, wondrous creature! mount where Science guides; Go measure earth, weigh air, and state the tides;...
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Poets Thinking

Helen Vendler - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 142 pages
...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...prey to all; Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! [II, 3-18] There is a magnificence and courage in...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...to scan; The proper study of mankind is man. An Essay on Man Epistle 2, 1. I (1733) See Charron 1 22 dure; but false views, if supported by some evidence,...everyone takes a salutary pleasure in proving the hurled; The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! An Essay on Man Epistle 2, 1. 15 (1733) 23 For forms...
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Educated Imagination and Other Writings on Critical Theory, 1933-1962

Northrop Frye, Germaine Warkentin - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 553 pages
...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...prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world!5 There is no point at which the writing leans over...
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Time, Space, and Motion in the Age of Shakespeare

Angus Fletcher, Distinguished Professor Emeritus Angus Fletcher - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 179 pages
...Man seems never to escape the perils of his own powers, "whether he thinks too little, or too much." Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confus'd; Still...hurl'd: The Glory, Jest, and Riddle of the World! (Epistle II. lines 13-18) Nevertheless, despite a resounding ambiguity in the biblical "lord of all...
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The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope

Pat Rogers - Literary Criticism - 2007
...reas'ning but to err; Alike in ignorance, his reason such, Whether he thinks too little, or too much: Chaos of Thought and Passion, all confus'd; Still...hurl'd: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world! (n, 1-18) Aptly describing this passage as a kind of divine creation of Man, one that "render[s] graphically...
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The Political Economic Foundation of Democratic Capitalism: From Genesis to ...

Alan Ertl - Business & Economics - 2007 - 468 pages
...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...prey to all; Sole judge of truth, in endless error hurled: The glory, jest, and riddle of the world From Epistle 2. Of the Nature and State of Man with...
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