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A wit's a feather and a chief's a rod

DMI number:
30028
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Man. Epistle 4.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
A wit's a feather and a chief's a rod
Last Line:
Of stupid starers and of loud huzzas
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Epistle, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Fame and Virtue / vice[honesty]
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Man Epistle IV. Twickenham edition III i.
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First Line:
A wit's a feather and a chief's a rod
Last Line:
An honest man's the noblest work of God
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First Line:
A wit's a feather and a chief's a rod
Last Line:
But an honest man's the noblest work of God
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems for reading and repetition selected from the most celebrated British poets [ESTC T119516] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
p.45
Poem Title:
[no title]
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Attributed To:
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