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The grave Sir Gilbert holds it for a rule

DMI number:
28365
Poem Aliases
Pope. Moral Essays. Epistle 3. To Bathurst.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
The grave Sir Gilbert holds it for a rule
Last Line:
The wretch he starves and piously denies
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
God and Virtue / vice
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Moral Essays, Epistle III To Bathurst. Twickenham edition III ii.
Content/Publication
Title:
Memoirs of the life and writings of Alexander Pope, esq. [ESTC T88302]
Page No(s):
pp.365-366
Poem Title:
Of the Use of Riches
Attribution:
Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope