Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope


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But still the worst with most regret commend,
For each ill author is as bad a friend
To what base ends, and by what abject ways,
Are mortals urged, through sacred lust of praise!
Ah, ne’er so dire a thirst of glory boast,
Nor in the critic let the man be lost
Good-nature and good sense must ever join;
To err is human, to forgive, divine …

– By Alexander Pope

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  1. October 21, 2023 at 3:17 pm

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