By Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope has usually been termed the 1st precise expert poet in English, whose dealings with the ebook alternate helped to supply the literary market of the 19th and 20th centuries. during this consultant choice of Pope's most vital paintings, the texts are awarded in chronological series in order that the Moral Essays and Imitations of Horace are restored to their unique place in his career.
This variation represents the one such a lot accomplished anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are awarded in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This variation additionally incorporates a extra analyzing record, a useful biographical index in addition to indexes of titles, first traces, and correspondences.
Note at the Text
An Essay on Criticism
Sappho to Phaon
Epistle to overlook Blount, with the Works of Voiture
The Guardian,no. 173
The spouse of tub 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 town after the Coronation
A complete and actual 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 woman Mary Wortley Montagu, 1718
The Iliad, ebook XVIII
To Mr Gay
To Mr Addison
Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford
Letter to fast, August 1723
Letter to Martha Blount, 22 June 1724
Preface to the Works of Shakespeare
Peri Bathous, or the paintings of Sinking in Poetry
Letter to rapid, 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 ebook of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to fast, 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 ebook of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st publication 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
Epitaph on Bounce
Conversations with Joseph Spence
Index of Titles
Index of First traces
Index of Correspondents
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Without good breeding, truth is disapproved; That only makes superior sense beloved. Be niggards of advice on no pretence; For the worst avarice is that of sense. With mean complacence0 ne'er betray your trust, Nor be so civil as to prove unjust. Fear not the anger of the wise to raise; Those best can bear reproof, who merit praise. 'Twere well might critics still this freedom take; But Appius0 reddens at each word you speak, And stares, tremendous, with a threatening eye, 550 560 570 580 586.
83. What eyes but hen, alas, have power on me! Oh mighty Lave! What magic is like thee! 89. Nunc scio quid sit Amor: duris in colibus ilium, etc. 13 70 80 90 100 WINTER THE FOURTH PASTORAL OR DAPHNE To the Memory of Mrs TEMPEST 'Lycidas Thyrsis, the music of that murmuring spring Is not so mournful as the strains you sing. Nor rivers winding through the vales below, So sweetly warble, or so smoothly flow. Now sleeping flocks on their soft fleeces lie, The moon, serene in glory, mounts the sky, While silent birds forget their tuneful lays, Oh sing of Daphne's fate, and Daphne's praise!
Now rise, and haste to yonder woodbine bowers, A soft retreat from sudden vernal showers; The turf with rural dainties shall be crowned, While opening blooms diffuse their sweets around. 90 100 86. " 90. Alludes to the device of the Scots monarchs, the thistle, worn by Queen Anne; and to the. arms of France, the fleur de lys. The two riddles are in imitation of those in Virgil Ed. iii. 0 99. was originally, The turf with country dainties shall be spread, And trees with twining branches shade your head.