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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. This lesson will look at alexander pope's 'an essay on man' we will consider its context, form, meaning, and the ways in which it reflects the.
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