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Alexander Pope has usually been termed the 1st real specialist poet in English, whose dealings with the e-book alternate helped to supply the literary industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. during this consultant number of Pope's most vital paintings, the texts are offered in chronological series in order that the Moral Essays and Imitations of Horace are restored to their unique place in his career.
This version represents the one so much complete anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are provided in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This version additionally contains a additional examining record, a useful biographical index in addition to indexes of titles, first traces, and correspondences.

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An Essay on Criticism
Sappho to Phaon
Epistle to overlook Blount, with the Works of Voiture
Windsor Forest
The Guardian,no. 173
The spouse of bathtub from Chaucer
The Rape of the Lock
To Belinda at the Rape of the Lock
Letter to Martha Blount, November 1714
The Temple of Fame
A Farewell to London within the yr 1715
Epistle to Mr Jervas
Epistle to overlook Blount, on her Leaving the city after the Coronation
A complete and real Account of a Horrid and Barbarous Revenge
A extra Account of the situation of Edmund Curll
Letter to Lord Burlington, November 1716
Eloisa to Abelard
Elegy to the reminiscence of an unlucky Lady
Letter to Teresa and Martha Blount, September 1717
Letter to girl Mary Wortley Montagu, 1718
The Iliad, booklet XVIII
To Mr Gay
To Mr Addison
Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford
Letter to speedy, August 1723
Letter to Martha Blount, 22 June 1724
Preface to the Works of Shakespeare
Peri Bathous, or the artwork of Sinking in Poetry
Letter to fast, 28 November 1729
Epitaph meant for Sir Isaac Newton
An Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
An Epistle to Allen Lord Bathurst
The First Satire of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to speedy, 20 April 1733
The Fourth Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
An Epistle to Sir Richard Temple, Lord Cobham
The moment Satire of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
The moment Satire of the 1st publication of Horace Imitated within the demeanour of Mr Pope
Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot
An Epistle to a Lady
The moment Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
Letter to rapid, 25 March 1736
The moment Epistle of the second one e-book of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
The 6th Epistle of the 1st publication of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st booklet of Horace Imitated
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion I
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion II
Epigram Engraved at the Collar of a Dog
Epitaph for person who wouldn't be Buried in Westminster Abbey
Letter to Hugh Bethel, 19 March 1744
The Dunciad
Epitaph on Bounce
Conversations with Joseph Spence

Further Reading
Biographical Index
Index of Titles
Index of First traces
Index of Correspondents

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181, etc. PART II. Ver. 203, etc. Causes hindering a true judgment, i. Pride, v. 208. 2. Imperfect learning, v. 215. 3. Judging by parts, and not by the whole, v. 233 to 288. Critics in wit, language, versification, only, v. 288. 305. 339, etc. 4. Being too hard to please, or too apt to admire, v. 384. 5. Partiality—too much love to a sect,—to the Ancients or Moderns, v. 394. 6. Prejudice or Prevention, v. 408. 7. Singularity, v. 424. 8. Inconstancy, v. 430. 9. Party spirit, v. 452, etc. 10. Envy, v.

Tis with our judgments as our watches, none Go just alike, yet each believes his own. 0 Let such teach others who themselves excel, And censure freely who have written well. Authors are partial to their wit, 'tis true, But are not critics to their judgment too? Yet if we look more closely, we shall find Most have the seeds of judgment in their mind: Nature affords at least a glimmering light; The lines, though touched but faintly, are drawn right. But as the slightest sketch, if justly traced, Is by ill-colouring but the more disgraced, So by false learning is good sense defaced: Some are bewildered in the maze of schools,0 And some made coxcombs Nature meant but fools.

Ix. c. 4. AN ESSAY ON C R I T I C I S M 29 And praise the easy vigour of a line, 360 Where Denham's strength,0 and Waller's sweetness0 join. True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, As those move easiest who have learned to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence, The sound must seem an echo to the sense: Soft is the strain when Zephyr gently blows, And the smooth stream in smoother numbers flows; But when loud surges lash the sounding shore, The hoarse, rough verse should like the torrent roar.

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