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A wit is a feather and a chief a rod

DMI number:
30165
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Man. Epistle 4.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
A wit is a feather and a chief a rod
Last Line:
Act well your part there all the honour lies
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epigram, Essay, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Advice / moral precepts and Wit
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Man Epistle IV. Twickenham edition III i.
Content/Publication
Title:
The art of poetry on a new plan [vol I] [ESTC T56146] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.170
Poem Title:
[no title]
Attribution:
Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope