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Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope was born in 1688 and died in 1744.  He wrote An Essay on Criticism in 1709 ( at the age of 21 ) but it was not published until 1711.

Out of all his works, it is considered to be one of his masterpieces.

Note of Interest:   This piece contains  lines that have become famous quotes over the centuries.

"To err is human, to forgive divine."
"For fools rush in where angels fear to tread."
"A little learning is a dangerous thing;"

To read, click on:  Part I    Part II  Part III

Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope

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