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Order is heaven's first law and this confessed

DMI number:
37182
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Man. Epistle 4.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Order is heaven's first law and this confessed
Last Line:
One they must want which is to pass for good
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Fate / fortune / providence, Reason, The happy man / contentment, and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Man Epistle IV. Twickenham edition III i.
Content/Publication
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets [T115504] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.117-118
Poem Title:
The Gifts of Fortune unequally distributed: Happiness does not consist in the superabundance of these, but in Health, Peace, and Competence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry, extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets. [T119553] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Gifts of Fortune unequally distributed: Happiness does not consist in the superabundance of these, but in Health, Peace, and Competence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry; extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets ... The fourth edition [T121136] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Gifts of Fortune unequally distributed: Happiness does not consist in the superabundance of these, but in Health, Peace, and Competence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
The poetical preceptor; or, a collection of select pieces of poetry; extracted from the works of the most eminent English poets. ... The fifth edition [T202612] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.106-107
Poem Title:
The Gifts of Fortune unequally distributed: Happiness does not consist in the superabundance of these, but in Health, Peace, and Competence.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed